London Art Book Fair 2014, Whitechapel Gallery
It was packed to the gills this weekend with exhibitors and visitors, and KALEID Editions was placed right at the front and Monica Alcazar-Duarte upright and ready for visitors to see.
The section entitled 'The Unbinding' in the cafe space halfway up the stairs providing a break from the community fair style table, sellers and for the most part quite traditional art books overload. Curated by Jotta in partnership with UNBOUND - the unbinding displayed commissioned artists take on the book as an art object in the most explicit sense.
I couldn't resist buying a ridiculously-reasonably priced screenprinted book from Container; a collective of four, two of whom were there at the fair and explained the process of creating prints and publications inspired by Le Harve - the concrete city designed by architect Auguste Perret.
I only wish I could find some more information online about Container...