About

Singapore Art Book Fair is an annual book fair specialising in contemporary art books and zines.

BooksActually and HJGHER have come together to co-organise the Singapore Art Book Fair, an annual book fair specialising in contemporary art books and zines.

Witness local and international publishers, distributors and retailers come together and put out a selection of art books for enthusiasts of the printed matter, or simply people interested in gaining access to Asia’s art world. Other art-related fringe activities will take place, including film screenings, performances, talks and workshops.

The Singapore Art Book Fair will be held at The U Factory, a temporal experimental platform dedicated to discussion, exchange, and execution of shared visions, based at Gillman Barracks.


Exhibitors

Berlin

The Travel Almanac
The Travel Almanac is a publication focusing on traveling and temporary habitation, addressing an increasingly mobilized creative community.
Gestalten
Gestalten specialises in developing content for aficionados of cutting-edge visual culture worldwide.

Singapore

Original Studio
Original Studio publishes Encounters Magazine, a bilingual publication that features creative lifestyle and unique experiences.
Institute Of Critical Zoologists
The Institute for Critical Zoologists aims to develop a critical approach to the zoological gaze, or how humans view animals.
APD
APD is an independent book distributor and publishing representative of Phaidon, Taschen, Lauren, Laurence King, Thames & Hudson, and Steidl.
Hoko
HOKO is a research platform focusing on investigations towards material and immaterial conditions that make up our experience of the everyday.
AlsOdoMinie
AlsOdoMinie, is the boutique arm of Dominie Press specialising in innovative projects that require out-of-the box solutions.
Afterglobe Magazine
Afterglobe is an initiative fueled by a passion for travel, a strong sense of out Singaporean identity and a belief in the quality of our local writers, artists and creative scene.
Math Press Paper
MATH PAPER PRESS, an imprint of BooksActually, is a small press publisher of poetry, new wave novellas, full-length novels, and essays.
Underscore
Underscore is an independent magazine attuned to a simple rhythm: quality of life.
Squelch Zine
Squelch Zine is a self publishing series of experimentation, exploration, fascination, alienation, fun, anger, black, white, and outcast, bound by a cheapskate stapler bullet.
The Panic Room
The Panic Room is a group of Graphic Designers and Barbers alike who sell men's grooming accessories, pomade, and combs.
Zine Bomb
Zine Bomb collects and disseminates bodies of literature, arts and culture through various zine forms.
Grey Projects
Grey Projects is a platform for activity and dialogue. Our programming focuses on residency and exchange, publication, as well as exhibition.
Monster Gallery
Monster Gallery designs and produces movie inspired art, prints and posters.
Art Bank
Art Bank is a holding place for artworks that are waiting to fall in love with someone and in-turn for that someone to fall in love with them and give them a nice home.
Kitchen Label
Kitchen Label is a Singapore/Tokyo-based independent record label & publisher with a focus on music and contemporary art through records, artist books and multiples.

United Kingdom

Another Escape
Another Escape is a print magazine that looks to inspire and explore through a world of storytelling.
Cereal Magazine
Cereal Magazine is a quarterly food and travel magazine based in Bristol, UK.

Hong Kong

RMM Journal
RMM Journal is a magnificent selection of paintings, illustrations, and photography by individual artists.
Petit Morpho
Petit Morpho represents a number of new and established artists, and is committed to introducing obscure, handmade art to an international audience.

New York

Makeshift
Makeshift is a quarterly magazine about creativity and invention in informal economies around the world.
Hello Mr.
Hello Mr. is a magazine about men who date men, chronicling everyday narratives through essays, interviews, short stories, illustrations, and photography.

Tokyo

ZINE'S MATE
ZINE’S MATE was established in 2009 by Utrecht & Paperback for the purpose of organising Tokyo’s first large-scale art book fair.
Einstein Studio
Einstein Studio is a team that aims to create a new culture through photographs.

Beirut

The Outpost
The Outpost is a magazine that identifes, understands and analyzes the conflicts, morals, energies and opportunities of a changing Arab world and lays down possible futures.

Milan

Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope is an international quarterly of contem¬porary art and culture founded in 2009 in Milan.

Dubai

The State
The State is a Dubai-based publishing practice that investigates South-South reorientations, transgressive cultural criticism and the transition from analogue to digital.

Melbourne

Offscreen
Offscreen Magazine is a print magazine about the human side of bits and pixels.

California

Design Hotels
Design Hotels is a publicly traded company providing hospitality services to a network of over 250 independently owned hotels in over 40 countries worldwide.

Programme

Saturday, 30 Nov

Sunday, 1 Dec

Information

  • Official Opening
  • Fair Days

    ( Outdoor Film Screening )



VENUE

The U Factory

38 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks

Singapore 109441


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Getting Here
  • By Mrt Train

    Nearest MRT Train Station: Labrador Park (Circle Line station CC27)

    Exit Labrador Park station via Exit A towards Telok Blangah Road. Cross the overhead bridget located on the right of Exit A, and descend from the overhead bridge by taking the staircase on the right. Upon landing, turn around and walk back up Telok Blangah Road. At the first traffic junction, make a right turn onto Alexandra Road, and walk past two bus stops before turning right onto Malan Road. Walk all the way straight.

  • By Bus

    Nearest Bus Stop: Opposite Alexandra Point (Bus Stop Number: 15059)

    Take buses 51, 57, 61, 93, 97, 97e, 100, 166, 175, 408, 963 or 963e, and alight at the bus stop opposite Alexandra Point along Alexandra Road. Turn left as you alight from the bus to walk back up Alexandra Road and turn right at Malan Road. Walk all the way straight.

  • By Car or Taxi

    Singapore Art Book Fair is accessible by car or taxi via Malan Road that is located along Alexandra Road. Parking facilities are available, and there is a taxi stand in front of Block 5.


Admission

Free

Tickets events on the fringe

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