Inaugural Vancouver Photo Book Fair, April 21-23

Inaugural eventWhat an amazing event for Vancouver! You gotta check out this first-time event!

The Fair is held at the Western Front in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, with offsite programming at the nearby James Black Gallery. Free and open to the public, Vancouver Photo Book Fair is Vancouver’s first art book fair dedicated to artists whose book-making practices incorporate or intersect with photography and lens-based art. Featuring an engaging program and a variety of local and international artists, collectives, and publishers, the Fair is anticipated to attract 1,000 visitors from across the Greater Vancouver area and beyond.  Full list of exhibitors and program schedule.

BOOK FAIR located Western Front, 303 East 8th Ave, Vancouver
Friday, April 21: 7–10 pm (Members Preview for members of Capture, VABF, and Western Front; memberships also available at the door)
Saturday, April 22: 11 am–6 pm
Sunday, April 23: 11 am–6 pm

TALKS & WORKSHOPS held James Black Gallery, 144 East 6th Ave, Vancouver
Saturday, April 22: 12–4 pm
Sunday, April 23: 10 am–4 pm

A detailed calendar of monthly programming including dates, times, and locations.

The Capture Photography Festival, in partnership with Vancouver Art Book Fair (VABF), launches the inaugural Vancouver Photo Book Fair this April 21–23. The Fair surveys one of photography’s earliest forms of dissemination—the photo book—demonstrating how this vital form continues to evolve, push the conventions of artists’ books, and carry photography into new contexts.




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