Lectures and presentations | Arianne Spanier "Contemporary Design and Independent Publishing Practices as a Voice from the Margins"| Cric – festival for critical culture: CRIC 04 | organized by Kontrapunkt and press to exit project space | Chifte Hammam, National Gallery | 22.11. 2019
For the last 20 years Fukt Magazine has been exploring contemporary drawing and over the years has built an extensive archive of hand-drawn artwork, with latest editions critically examining various themes such as sex, text and words in drawing and systems. The talk of Arianne Spanier Contemporary design and independent publishing practices as voice from the margins will focus on the story of the publication, both on a personal level and in the wider picture of mark-making, design and above all the creative process. The past decade has seen a rapid development of independent publishing, especially among the artist community, with art book fairs arising around the globe and many new possibilities in production and distribution. What are the pros and cons to create your own platform and to be an independent publisher in today’s society?