Art and Theory is a publishing house dedicated to quality books on contemporary art, photography, and aesthetics. The focus is on creating exceptional publications that unify innovative and appealing book-design with relevant and inspired texts.
Art and Theory books cover a variety of subjects in the field of contemporary art and theory, ranging from survey presentations, to theoretical treatise on aesthetics, from monographs of high-profile international contemporary artists, to themed collaborations with important art institutions.
Artists as Independent Publishers is a collaboration between five European art academies, initiated by Katrin von Maltzahn with Anna Lena von Helldorff from University of the Arts Bremen. The exhibition shows works of 80 students in the field of Artist's books. The exhibition has previously been shown at the Museum für Moderne Kunst Bremen and Bergen Academy of Art and Design.
Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing
A+O (Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing) is a leading international publishing house that specialises in the Nordic region’s iconic and contemporary architecture, art and design.
Here, here and here here and here, here here here and here, here. is a performance writingproject under the notion that for one to dance, one must write a book. The project is a long-term collaboration between performers Anja Arnquist, Cristina Caprioli and Madeleine Lindh that has since produced 3 publications, 2 performances, 2 installations and 1 performance reading. Produced by CCAP, an independent site for research in and dissemination of choreography.
Centrala is a publishing house specialising in comics since 2007. Originally based in Poland, they have offices in Poznan, Berlin, and London.
Centrala's published books include the works of Chester Brown, Sara Colaone, Howard Cruse, Anke Feuchtenberger, Tom Gauld, Line Hoven, Lucie Lomová, Luke Pearson, Bastien Vives, Jay Wright and Alexandar Zograf.
For Centrala, comics means beautifully published, well written, and exceptionally drawn literature: a picture of life in a solid frame.
c.off is a non-profit independent site for development and exchange of interdisciplinary choreographies, located in Stockholm. c.off produces artistic research projects that critically address social and political discourses, such as current projects KROPPSFUNKTION and (im)perfect choreographies.
EINSTEIN STUDIO was founded in 2010 and is a group aiming discovery and development of young photographers in Japan.
We are running the JAPAN PHOTO AWARD having the most participants in Japan and publishing books, such as “HUNGRY”, an artist catalogue where many expected young photographers are collected, etc, to advertise young photographer in Japan.
*”ISSUE.3”, published in March, 2015, will be specially given during the Stockholm Art Book Fair.
Founded in 1976, Idea Books is a specialist wholesaler and distributor of books, exhibition catalogues, and DVDs on contemporary architecture, art, photography, design, fashion, and film. Based in Amsterdam, we act as agents for publishers and institutions from many countries, including the Netherlands, Spain, Japan, the USA, and Australia, and we market these books throughout the world: in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia, and in parts of Latin America and Africa.
Kalejdoskop started in the autumn 1975 as a magazine of international contemporary art and after only a year it expanded its operations with the printing of the first book. The book publishing continued until 1998, when Marianne and Sune Nordgren, who worked on the publications together for 23 years, moved to England. In total about 150 titles were released during these years, in addition to the magazine also artist monographs, art theory, illustrated books and artists' books. Kalejdoskop stopped producing in 1998 and much of the books were sold out. In 2009 the publishing started again, first headed by the daughter Ellen Nordgren, who already had worked in the art and book industry and from this year a further expanded family business.
The Nationalmuseum is Sweden’s premier museum of art and design and publishes a wide range of books reflecting and exploring different aspects of its collections. Carefully designed, they cover everything from photography, applied arts and modern design to paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints. The aim is that readers, regardless of age or previous experience, will find among our titles relevant and interesting books whose contents interact with their design to offer enjoyable reading and open up new knowledge and understanding.
Onomatopee playfully frames and manifests our progressive capacity to design culture. At Onomatopee, visual artists, graphic designers , cultural critics, writers, politicians and others willing to engage with the meaningfulness of designed culture get together to discuss and create our cultural future via playful, political practice. Each project consists of an exhibition and a publication, to make the experience of designed culture durable. Onomatopee is both an independent publishing house, bookshop and a exhibition and project-space. All in all, Onomatopee is a movement by and for anyone interested in political engagement, contemporary art, visual critique and graphic design.
Paula Urbano is a visual artist born and based in Stockholm. The book/catalogue As it could be/ Så som det skulle kunna vara is a documentation of the touring exhibition of her work entitled Proportions of Waiting that consist of several parts. The exhibition has previously been shown at Eskilstuna Konstmuseum, Museum Anna Nordlander, MAC Quinta Normal, in three locations in the periphery of Karlstad City (in collaboration with Riksteatern Värmland) and finally at Kristianstad Art Gallery. The catalogue was produced by the artist, designed by Mariam Fanni with the editor Frida Sandström as a part of the solo exhibition at Kristianstad Gallery in Feb-May 2016. It contains text from the writer Alejandro Leiva Wenger, the poet Felice Rova and the editor/critic Frida Sandström.
Svensk Bokkonst is a non-profit organization founded in 1933. Svensk Bokkonst promotes excellence in Swedish book production through an annual exhibition 25 books, chosen by a professional jury, that exemplify the best of outstanding Swedish workmanship.
Svensk Bokkonst grundades år 1933 och är idag en ideell förening som ska stimulera och inspirera bokbranschen till ökad kvalitet inom produktionen av böcker. För att fullfölja denna ambition utser man årligen 25 föredömligt producerade böcker och pekar därmed på goda förebilder. Detta är Svensk Bokkonsts viktigaste målsättning. Avsikten är densamma idag som när Svensk Bokkonst instiftades och grundarna slog fast att urvalet "skulle baseras på principen formens ändamålsenliga och estetiska anpassning efter innehållet under typografiskoch tryckteknisk synvinkel".