No Sale — In Berlin, art and commerce shake hands—sort of.
An article about the “Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin” — “Europe’s premier festival for contemporary artists’ books and periodicals by artists and art publishers”, where the book publishers and writers met up with each other and discussed books and art, rather than focusing on selling their books. This is similar to the zine fairs in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, though some zines are sold of course also. Ben Mauk‘s article compares this community to the high end Art market.
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