Report from Brooklyn Art Book Fair 2018

On a Friday night, as some Greenpointers were diligently working out at McCaren Park’s Play Center, the gymnasium next door was buzzing with local book-makers, publishers, designers, and artists — showing their latest releases at Brooklyn Art Book Fair

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The show took place at the play center next to the outdoor pool
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Right next to the show floor, locals were working out
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Soft City Printing, a risograph printing collective based out of Brooklyn
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Combs-business cards by Casual Science
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Zines from Pegacorn Press
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Wendy’s Subway, a non-profit library and writing space located in Bushwick
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Latest publications by Pioneer Works
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Listeners gathered on the pool deck to listen to artist performances
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Brooklyn Art Book Fair

May 25—26 Friday: 6-9 pm
Saturday: 12-6 pm

McCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer St, Greenpoint
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Free, no RSVP necessary

How to exhibit
Showcase your zines and indie publications. Unlike most shows, tables are provided to vendors free of charge. Reach out to Endless Editions, the organizer about participating in 2019.

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