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J&L EVENTS

January 29-February 1, 2015

LA Art Book Fair
@ MOCA Geffen

September 26-28, 2014

NY Art Book Fair
@ P.S.1

January 31-February 2, 2014

LA Art Book Fair
@ MOCA Geffen

September 27-30, 2013

Offprint Paris


September 19-22, 2013

NY Art Book Fair
@ P.S.1

January 31-February 3, 2013

LA Art Book Fair
@ MOCA Geffen



J&L gingerbread

September 27-30, 2012

NY Art Book Fair
@ P.S.1



Monday, May 7, 2012
8pm

Panel Discussion: Kippenberger in America



On the occasion of the publication of Susanne Kippenberger’s book, Kippenberger: The Artist and his Families, (J&L Books, 2012), the Austrian Cultural Forum and J&L Books present a panel discussion on the artist Martin Kippenberger's legacy and influence in the United States.

Martin Kippenberger (photo by Elfie Semotan) had mixed feelings about the US. "To have an exhibition in America, I guess you have reached some sort of goal in that!" he said. In fact, during his lifetime he had solo exhibitions at the Hirschhorn and SFMOMA, while no German museum would show his work. The Museum of Modern Art in New York owns more Kippenbergers than all the museums in Germany put together. On the other hand, his humor and political incorrectness were not always well received in the US. Crowds at Los Angeles parties would disperse when Kippenberger would start one of his hour-long jokes. According to Martin, Americans would “slurp down one hamburger after another but not have any spaghetti bolognese, because they’re healthy.”

Whether in America or Europe, Martin Kippenberger was a polarizing figure. Since his death, he has become a major influence on a new generation of artists around the world. Peter Pakesch, Ann Temkin, and John Miller will discuss American and European perspectives on Martin Kippenberger and his work. The event will be moderated by Robert Storr.

PARTICIPANTS:
John Miller (American artist based in New York City and Berlin)
Peter Pakesch (Director: Universalmuseum Joanneum)
Ann Temkin (Chief Curator, Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA)

Moderator: Robert Storr (Dean, Yale School of Art)
Introduction by Andreas Stadler (ACFNY director) and Jason Fulford (J&L Books)

Location: The Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
11 East 52nd Street, New York City


April 20-22, 2012
5th International Photobook Festival

J&L Books will be on display and available for purchase.
Jason Fulford will give a lecture.

Location: Le Bal
6, Impasse de la Défense, Paris

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
6pm

J&L Books, the Kadist Foundation and the Goethe Institut invite you to celebrate the release of Kippenberger: The Artist and His Families.

The evening will include a screening of Jörg Kobel's documentary, Kippenberger der Film, followed by a Q&A with Susanne Kippenberger and publisher Jason Fulford.

Cocktails will be served along with Martin's favorite dish, Nudelauflauf.
Books will be available for purchase.

Kadist Foundation
3295 20th Street (at Folsom)
San Francisco



Monday, March 26th, 2012
7pm

Susanne Kippenberger will read from and discuss her book, Kippenberger: The Artist and His Families at the Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building. Come out to hear the stories that inform a deeper understanding of Martin Kippenberger's life and work, recounted by his sister Susanne.

Goethe Institut, Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street (at Bowery)
New York City

Thursday, February 2, 2012
7:30-9:30pm

Book release party for Kippenberger: The Artist and His Families

Co-hosted by
Sean MacPherson, Lawrence Luhring & Roland Augustine

Jane Ballroom
113 Jane Street, New York City


Wednesday, February 1, 2012
7pm

Susanne Kippenberger, reading from her book,
Kippenberger: The Artist and His Families


Location: 192 Books
192 Tenth Avenue, New York City

Friday, January 27, 2012
6-7:30pm

Book signing for
A by Gregory Halpern



International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Avenue (at 43rd St)
New York City

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Noon - 8pm
151 Ridge Street, NYC

J&L FUNraiser and Book Launch for
Another Ventriloquist by Adam Gilders

Many items will be for sale, including:
Vintage Clothes
Rare and Wooden Books
Crepe paper flowers
Original Art by J&L Artists
Hand-painted Mother's Day Cards
Delicious Baked Goods

Plus
Lemonade, Readings and Music
Erin Jane Nelson will operate a photo booth
Oliver Strand will serve a Spanish cocktail from 6-8pm

$10 a the door includes a letterpressed Mother's Day card and raffle ticket


Friday, May 6, 2011
6-7:30pm

Book signing and party for
Mark West & Molly Rose by Jeff Barnett-Winsby

International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Avenue (at 43rd St)
New York City

J&L Books, The Walrus and Type Bookstore
invite you to a fundraiser for Another Ventriloquist

February 5th, 2011, 6-9pm
At TYPE BOOKS
883 Queen Street West, Toronto

$10 at the door
(includes a letterpressed Valentine & raffle ticket)

Many items for sale including:
Original Art by Leanne Shapton, Jason Fulford and Jason Logan
Hand Painted Valentines
Wooden Books
Photographs
Rare Books
Delicious Baked Goods
Vintage Clothes
Drinks and more...

November 18-21, 2010

Offprint Paris

November 5-7, 2010

New York Art Book Fair

Don't miss our souvenir photo booth stand
on Saturday, Nov 6th from 1-3pm in the Classroom.

October 30, 2010
6-8pm

Book release party for Jason Logan's Festus
and Leanne Shapton's The Native Trees of Canada (Drawn & Quarterly)

The Monkey's Paw
1229 Dundas St. West, Toronto

September 3-5, 2010

Motto Berlin Book Fair
Unter dem Motto 2010

July 10, 2010
3pm

Jason Fulford will give a presentation
at The Book Society in Seoul, South Korea


July 1-3, 2010

Jason Fulford will give a presentation
at the Photo Bookworks Symposium, hosted by
the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York



Other presenters will include Theo Baart, Francois Deschamps,
Susan kae Grant, Gregory Halpern, skúta, Douglas Holleley,
Ron Jude, Jeffrey Ladd, Nathon Lyons, Cary Markerink, Danielle Mericle,
Scott McCarney, David Schultz, Alec Soth, Alex Sweetman,
Anne Wilkes-Tucker, and Carla Williams

October 2-4, 2009

NY Art Book Fair
at P.S.1
22-25 Jackson Ave., Queens

J&L will have a booth at the fair.

Don't miss the J&L VARIETY SHOW,
organized by Jason Fulford, on Saturday, Oct 3rd at 1pm.

Acts will include:
Corin Hewitt
Andrew Lampert
David Reinfurt
Michael Schmelling
Amy O'Neill
Acorn Chainsaw
Tim Barber
X
Steve Featherstone
Harrell Fletcher
Jeff Barnett-Winsby
Tamara Shopsin

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
6-8pm

BOOK RELEASE
3 new ones from J&L

The Plan by Michael Schmelling
with text by Richard Maxwell

Maxwell's essay "Life Beyond Irony" will be
performed by actress Tory Vazquez.
An exhibit of found and salvaged objects as well as
items constructed by Schmelling will be on view.

Weavings by Corin Hewitt
with text by Michael Brenson and Marisa Sanchez

Hewitt will be making arrangements on glass that will be
transmitted onto a screen in a separate room.
He will make these images by combining the material of the
three books being featured at the event using video and
a Polaroid camera. One of these Polaroids will be included
with each copy of his book that is sold during the evening.

Landmasses and Railways by Bertrand Fleuret

 

at the Aperture Gallery & Bookstore
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
(btw 10th and 11th Avenues)
New York City

 

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2008
7pm

Book Release for Drawings on Writing

The book asks you to consider handwriting as a kind of drawing.
The event will turn performance into shadow.

Performances by:
Serge Onnen
Guy Richard Smit
The Skeleton Equation
Nick Kass
Jeff Perkins
Debbie Nathan
The New York Baroque Dance Company
and others...

Refreshments will be served.

at Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby Street
New York City



Tuesday, December 2, 2008
6:30pm

J&L Variety Show

at the Aperture Gallery & Bookstore
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York

Watch clips from the evening here.

Performances include:

JASON FULFORD
Audio: Two Byrds. Mixed by Fulford from a Jerry Byrd
rag for “Audio Guide” as part of Dexter Sinister’s 2008
Whitney Biennial project True Mirror.
Video: Pelicans hunting last week in the Gulf of Mexico.

MICHAEL SCHMELLING
James Holloway plays an organ in his apartment. Gospels,
hymns and show tunes. El Paso, TX, circa 2003. 8mm video,
transferred to digital.

AMY O’NEILL
Deconstructing Thirteen Stripes and a Rectangle.

SERGE ONNEN
Peep inside the one-eyed perfectly synchronized chaos
kaleidoscopes of the European Cyclops Serge Onnen!

DAVID LA SPINA
A Brief History of the Earth. This is a reinterpretation of the
binary imagery and audio track engraved on The Golden Record:
two identical 12” gold-plated records which are affixed to the
Voyager I and II spacecraft. The records are meant to relay the
story of our civilization.

DAVE HILL
Dave will improvise a short story based on a photograph he
sees for the first time in his life.

JASON FULFORD
Caribbean Spirit, 2008. A pleasure boat falls out of phase
with itself. Original video with found sound.

BLIND-FOLDED DANCERS
They will attempt to perform both popular and lesser-known
dance moves.

DAVID REINFURT
What is the ANALEMMA? With a few simple animations the
analemma can be readily understood. David Reinfurt will discuss
this and other mystical mathematics via a short overhead projector
lecture.

ERNEST HEMINGWAY & LEANNE SHAPTON
Audio: In the 1950’s, A.E. Hotchner met up with Ernest
Hemingway in Cuba, and recorded this synopsis of a story,
In Harry’s Bar in Venice
, onto an old Webster wire recorder.
It is one of the few rare recordings of Hemingway’s voice.
Visual: In 2008, Departures Magazine sent Leanne Shapton
to Venice, Italy to make drawings of famous writers’ haunts
in the city. Included are the hangouts of Lord Byron, Henry
James, Daphne du Maurier, Ernest Hemingway, John Ruskin,
Ezra Pound, George Sand, Mark Twain, Thomas Mann, and
Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre. This is a sneak preview
of the drawings. (They have not yet been published.)

CORIN HEWITT
Corin will provide us with a package for unwrapping. The inside
and the outside will join as we follow its unveiling. We will need
an audience volunteer for this one.

ANDREW LAMPERT
Melinda Shopsin presents Andrew Lampert in the latter’s absence,
a short subject or two taken from life projected in slow motion with
sound separate.

ADAM STERNBERGH
Adam will improvise a short story based on a photograph he sees
for the first time in his life.

HARRELL FLETCHER
Beau Travail (excerpt), by Claire Denis, 1999.
Jason, I’d like you to show the final scene in Claire Denis’ film
Beau Travail
. It’s my favorite dance in a film. On a side note, I saw
Denis Lavant (the actor doing the dancing) walking down a street in
Paris once, but he was sort of dressed like a homeless person, which
a friend of mine there said is how he always dresses, I guess to avoid
drawing attention. I wanted to tell him how much I liked his dance,
but I didn’t since I’m sure he hears that sort of thing all the time,
though you never know maybe he was having a moment of doubt
and would have appreciated the encouragement.



Friday, October 24, 2008
10am-12pm

ARLIS/NY CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ BOOKS CONFERENCE

Cooking the Books: A Conversation with Non-Profit Art Publishers.
Moderated by David Senior, Bibliographer, MoMA

Participants:
Alejandro Cesarco, Art Resources Transfer
Jason Fulford, J&L Books
Bill Burns, Art Metropole
Luc Derycke, MER. Paper Kunsthalle
Jane Rolo, Book Works

MoMA Titus II Auditorium
11 West 53rd Street
New York City

October 3, 2008
8:30pm

Release party for Drawings on Writing

Performances by Serge Onnen, Oorbeek, Keyna Nara,
Mark van Tongeren, Willem van Weelden, and Mu Xue

at Stichting Perdu
Kloveniersburgwal 86
1012 CZ Amsterdam

September 27, 2008
5-7pm

Release party for J&L Video #2

at Printed Matter
195 Tenth Avenue
New York City

November 30, 2007

International Center of Photography
1133 Sixth Avenue (at 43rd St)
New York City

Book release party for 4 new titles!
Golden Palms by Ed Panar
Stuff I Gotta Remember Not To Forget by Darin Mickey
72 Girls and Some Boys Who Could Be Models by Anne Daems
J&L Video by various artists

September 28-30, 2007

NY Art Book Fair

548 W. 22nd Street
New York City

September 25, 2007
7pm

Does Size Matter?
In this light-hearted debate of a serious question, artist Jason Fulford
and LACMA's new Curator of Photography Charlotte Cotton explore
the issues of increasing size and seductive production values in contemporary
photography today as part of LACMA's Conversations With Artists series.

LACMA
Brown Auditorium
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles

September 14-16, 2007

Affair at the Jupiter Hotel

800 E. Burnside Street
Portland, OR

 

June 20, 2007
7:30 - 9:30pm

J&L Books and Blind Spot
celebrate the publication of Issue 35
edited by Dana Faconti and Jason Fulford

Featuring the work of Jason Evans, Hans-Peter Feldmann,
Jason Fulford, Hee Jin Kang, Rinko Kawauchi, Ron Jude,
David La Spina and Michael Schmelling.

Film projections selected by Andrew Lampert of Anthology Film Archives.
Live music by Peter Mendelsund and Ayel Marcovici.

Location:
Chelsea Art Museum
556 W. 22nd Street
New York City

November 17-19, 2006

New York Art Book Fair
Hosted by Printed Matter

548 W. 22nd Street
New York City


May 6, 2006
6pm

Artist Talk & Book Signing for
Harrell Fletcher's project The American War

White Columns
320 W. 13th Street
New York City

May 5, 2006
6-9pm

Exhibition Reception & Book Release Party for
Harrell Fletcher's project The American War

White Columns
320 W. 13th Street
New York City

April 27, 2006
6:30pm

Artist Talk
Harrell Fletcher and John Malpede
discuss The American War

Center for Advanced Visual Studies at M.I.T.
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Bldg N52-390
Cambridge, MA

October 21, 2005
7pm

Lecture and slide show with
Jason Fulford and Mike Slack

Photographic Center NW
900 12th Avenue, Seattle

May 26, 2005
6-8pm

New Museum of Contemporary Art
556 West 22nd Street
New York City

Book release party for 2 new titles!
JFL: What Does "Why" Mean?
Drawings On Geology

December 9, 2004

Ada Gallery
228 W. Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia

interview and slideshow with
Leanne Shapton, Jason Fulford and Paul Maliszewski


December 2, 2004
6-9pm

New Museum of Contemporary Art
556 W. 22nd Street, NYC

Party celebrating two new J&L titles...
Paper Placemats
J&L Illustrated #2

Live music by Pink Floyd Cramer

November 16- 17, 2004

Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Two days of lectures and workshops with
Leanne Shapton, Jason Fulford, Gus Powell, Tamara Shopsin
guest artist & moderator Ed Panar