Monday, December 10, 2012

Episode#5: An ART Forms a Book

Tonight we will air the episode shot at the New York Book Fair, a splendid gathering of the most off-beat publishers and writers.  Channel 25 at 9:30 pm.

Episode #5: Title: An Art Forms a Book

Upon strange manifestations up on the roofs of NY, host Frederic Colier ponders over the existence of Martians turning people into non-fiction writers.  His investigation leads him to visit the New York Art Book Fair at MoMa PS1, where he interviews Stefanie Gratz from Post Editions, who talks about “The Last days of Shishmaref,” by Dana Lixenberg, Dave Nuss from Revival House Press “Everything Unseen.”

The importance of micro presses, art books and activism.  Discussion with Samuel Gould of R76 Group, “The Journal of Radical Shimming.”  Nathaniel Katz and his pacifist portable library.

Books featured:  Sophie Blackall, “Missed Connections.”  Slinkachu, “Global Modern Village.” Leanne Shapton, “Swimming Studies.”

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