Photobook Week Aarhus 2017

Events

Free events at the Aarhus School of Architecture, Galleri Image, Aros Aarhus Art Museum, Verpan, Bang & Olufsen, and Godsbanen.


2pm—Photobook Dummy Doctoring Workshop

2pm—Book Fair opens

These are the publishers who will be presenting selected titles from their shelves: Antipyrine, Archipelaget, Banja Rathnov, bt:st verlag, Galleri Image, KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, Lodret Vandret, PhotoIreland Foundation, Space Poetry, Thomas Wiegand, and Wunderbuch

4.30pm—Opening Words: Claus Peder Pedersen and Jesper Rasmussen

5.00pm—Crowdfunding the Photobook

Presentation of the process surrounding the publication of Jan Grarup’s new photobook And Then There Was Silence. Presented by publisher Søren Hørdum, Booklab.dk, and photo editor Tom Tramborg, The Mega Agency.

6pm—Keynote speech: Gerry Badger

Introduction by Mette Sandbye.

Gerry Badger is a British photographer, architect and photography critic. He has published a number of books, among them Collecting Photography (2002), The Genius of Photography (2007) and The Pleasures of Good Photographs (2010), for which he was given the Infinity Writer’s Award by the International Center of Photography (New York) in 2011. In addition, he co-wrote, with Martin Parr, the essential series and the reference book in the field of the photobook: The Photobook: A History (London: Phaidon Press, 3 volumes, 2004, 2006 and 2014).

Mette Sandbye is Professor of Photography Studies and Head of the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. She has published numerous books and articles on contemporary art photography and photography as part of visual culture.

7pm—Book Fair closes

7.30pm—Opening Night Reception: Aarhus School of Architecture


10.30am—Opening Words: Moritz Neumüller

11am—Book Fair opens

These are the publishers who will be presenting selected titles from their shelves: Antipyrine, Archipelaget, Banja Rathnov, bt:st verlag, Galleri Image, KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, Lodret Vandret, PhotoIreland Foundation, Space Poetry, Thomas Wiegand, and Wunderbuch

11am—Panel: Getting it out there. Publishing and Distributing the Photobook

Participants: Gerry Badger, Angel Luis Gonzalez, Klaus Gjørup and Jens Friis. Moderated by Moritz Neumüller.

12.30pm—Lecture: Collecting Photobooks

Schmidt & Company by Thomas Wiegand

1.30pm—Photobook Case Study

Iceland by Katrin Elvarsdottir. Interviewed by Beate Cegielska

2.30pmCoffee with the Publishers

Hosted by Jens Friis

3pm—The Librarians’ Choice by Irene Attinger 

 

4pm—Mette Kia Krabbe Meyer: The Photobook Archive of the National Library

5pm—Book Fair closes

5.15pm—Design Night at B&O and Verpan

Pop-up exhibitions curated by Irène Attinger and Moritz Neumüller

7pm—Book launch at Galleri Image: Constructs, by Lotte Fløe Christensen

Published by Schildt Publishing. Opening Words by Beate Cegielska.


10am—Opening Words: Anne Elisabeth Toft

10am—Book Fair

These are the publishers who will be presenting selected titles from their shelves: Antipyrine, Archipelaget, Banja Rathnov, bt:st verlag, Galleri Image, KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, Lodret Vandret, PhotoIreland Foundation, Space Poetry, Thomas Wiegand, and Wunderbuch

10.15am—Artist talk: Hein Heinsen, Scale Art

Artist talk with Hein Heinsen on his contribution to Institut for Skalakunst and the book Scale Art.
Speakers: Claus Peder Pedersen, Associate Professor, Architect, PhD; Anne Elisabeth Toft, Associate Professor, Architect, PhD in Architecture and Photography; Jesper Rasmussen, visual artist, former rector of The Jutland Art Academy.

11.15am—Lecture: Danish Suburban Architecture of Late Modernity

A lecture on Danish suburban architecture of late modernity.
Speaker: Tom Nielsen, Professor, Architect, PhD, Aarhus School of Architecture.

1.15pm—Artist talk: Carsten Juel-Christiansen – Monument og Niche

Artist talk with Architect, Professor Carsten Juel-Christiansen on the book Monument og Niche and the ideas behind the book and its photographic mode of expression.
Speakers: Associate Professor, Architect, PhD Claus Peder Pedersen; Associate Professor, Architect, PhD in Architecture and Photography, Anne Elisabeth Toft; and Professor, Architect, PhD Tom Nielsen, Aarhus School of Architecture.

2.30pm—Lecture: The Danish Art Scene of Late Modernity

A lecture that sheds light on the Danish art scene of late modernity focusing on artist books and photo books.
Speaker: Carsten Juhl, Author, Translator, former head of department, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

3.30pm—Book Presentation: Den Østjyske Millionby

Architects Boris Brorman Jensen, Tom Nielsen and Mathias Skafte Andersen present their 2017 publication Den Østjyske Millionby. The book offers a new perspective on urban development of the network society.

4.15pm—Panel Discussion: The Generic City and the Suburban Architecture of Late Modernity

Architects, urban theorists and artists discuss the generic city’s visual culture, the suburban architecture of late modernity and its representation in photography and photo books.
Speakers: Hein Heinsen, Professor, Architect, PhD Tom Nielsen; Professor, Visual Artist; Carsten Juel-Christiansen Professor, Architect; Carsten Juhl, Author, Translator.
Moderator: Associate Professor, Architect, PhD, Boris Brorman Jensen, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

5pm—Book Fair closes


10am—Opening Words: Beate Cegielska

10am—Book Fair

These are the publishers who will be presenting selected titles from their shelves: Antipyrine, Archipelaget, Banja Rathnov, bt:st verlag, Galleri Image, KATALOG – Journal of Photography & Video, Lodret Vandret, PhotoIreland Foundation, Space Poetry, Thomas Wiegand, and Wunderbuch

10.15am—Gallery talk

Katrín Elvarsdóttir on the exhibition on display at Aarhus School of Architecture A Decade of Icelandic Photobooks, The Leporello Book, and From Image to Structure: The Representation of the New City in Danish Architecture and the Visual Arts.
Mathias Skafte Andersen talks about his exhibition On Page Online On Show.

11.45am—Gallery talk

Thomas Wiegand on the exhibition Michael Schmidt: Photobooks at Aros Art Museum showcasing the main works from Schmidt’s oeuvre, especially on the themes of urbanity in general and the special situation of Berlin.

1pm—Cyanotype Workshop with artist Claudia Hausfeld

Location: Godsbanen/Mørkekammeret.
The workshop will explore the photographic technique called cyanotype, a medium which can be used without dark room or developing chemicals.

5pm—Book Fair closes


Locations

This year, Photobook Week Aarhus offers six locations:
Aarhus School of Architecture, Galleri Image, Aros Aarhus Art Museum, Verpan, Bang & Olufsen, and Godsbanen.

MAIN VENUE
Aarhus School of Architecture
Nørreport 20, Aarhus
Thu to Sun 10am-530pm
Note: exhibition hours after PWA weekend
Mon-Tue-Thu 10am-4pm
Wed 10am-6pm, Fri 10am-3pm

Galleri Image
Vestergade 29, Aarhus
On View: This Island Earth
Book launch: Friday at 7pm
Tuesday-Sunday 1-5pm

Godsbanen (Mørkekammeret)
Skovgaardsgade 3, Aarhus
Cyanotype Workshop: Sunday 24th 1-3pm

ARoS Kunstmuseum/ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
ARoS Allé 2, Aarhus
On view: Michael Schmidt’s Photobooks
Thursday-Sunday 10am-5pm

Verpan
Vestergade 8, Aarhus
On view: Let’s Judge the Book by Its Cover
Thursday 10am-5.30pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
Sunday Closed

Bang & Olufsen
Klostergade 14, Aarhus
On view: Let’s Judge the Book by Its Cover
Thursday 10am-5.30pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Sunday Closed

Godsbanen (Mørkekammeret)
Skovgaardsgade 3, Aarhus
Cyanotype Workshop: Sunday 24th 1-3pm

All events are free 

and everyone is welcome.