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‘On the upgrade’ at the WildBookMarket (WBM), Rotterdam || 10-12 February 2012

Monday, February 6th, 2012

‘On the upgrade’ will be on display and available for purchase at the WildBookMarket (WBM) 2012 held at the artist run space Het Wilde Weten, in Rotterdam, from 10 to 12 February 2012.

Het Wilde Weten invited artists, and small, independent publishers, to present their publications at the 3rth edition of the WildBookMarket (WBM).
At the WBM artists, independent publishers, an art academy, and graphic design studios will present their most recent, special, exciting and unique art books and zines.

Opening night: 10 February 2012, 19.00 – 23.00

More info on HWW website.


Het Wilde Weten
Robert Fruinstraat 35
3021 XB Rotterdam
The Netherlands presents ON THE UPGRADE during the Artists Books Weekend

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 presents On the upgrade, a new limited edition series in a box, during the Artists Books Weekend (Thu 22 to Sun 25 September)

On the upgrade is a collection of unbound printed works in reply to their online counterparts.

“Is going to print a type of technological
obsolescence ?”

Used stencils courtesy of Hato Press


For On the upgrade (September 2011), six artists who have previously produced a work for’s Programmes, PATRICK COYLE, BENEDICT DREW, JAMIE GEORGE, TAMARIN NORWOOD, DAMIEN ROACH and DAVID RULE, have been commissioned to create an extension of that very same work for the printed format.

LAUNCH EVENT on SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER, 4 – 6 pm, at The Mews Project Space Common Room.
In response to the Artists Books Weekend and to On the upgrade, artist MAGDA FABIANCZYK will present an ‘act for a consumable text’, On defining a First Class Banana, make an apple a Royal Gala , which is part of her ongoing project The Edible Interventions series. Fabianczyk’s act will be interspersed with the reading We Go Like This by TAMARIN

NORWOOD and the performance Empty Grey Squares (Registration) by PATRICK COYLE.

The Mews Project Space
15C Osborn Street [alley behind the Whitechapel gallery]
London E1

On the upgrade will be on display from Friday 23rd September (5-9pm) to Sunday 25th (10-7pm) in the Common Room and available for purchase in the space and through our website.
The sales of the editions in a box will subsidise our future activities: the production of new online programmes, new artists commissions, curatorial collaborations and related off-site events.


The Artists Books Weekend is an initiative of The Mews Project Space. Other participating organisations are: Banner Repeater, Donlon Books, IMT Gallery, The Modern Language Experiment, X Marks the Bökship, and more. Please check the ABW website for the many events taking place over the weekend at The Mews Project space and affiliated organisations.