(BANGKOK ART BOOK FAIR CO-OP)
There are three periods of organizing BKKABF CO-OP which are
Contribution period is when BKKABF team opens call for Contributors* for ideas, insights and experience sharing. For the following objectives:
Design and develop the programing of BKKABF CO-OP
Evaluate a possibility in making an online platform for the cooperative
Design and identify the format of the cooperative, shared values and concerns, and membership policy and enrollment.
*Some Contributors will also be credited as our Consultants.
We hope to open for membership application during the Application period, followed by the Activity period, which will be open for public.
[01 – 30.Apr.2020]
Once there is a consensus on the format of the cooperative and its online programing on this platform. It will be publicly announced. The application and bene ts for membership will be open to everyone to enroll. (with membership fee of THB 350.00 per person/collective). Members of the cooperative are entitled to submit a project proposal for the activity period of BKKABF CO-OP (1 member/1 project proposal). The announcement of selected projects will be in 15 June 2020.*
*Details maybe changed upon the agreement within contributors during the contribution period.
The nal phase, members of the cooperative present their projects online which will be publicly open for participating.
01 – 30.Apr.2020
01 – 31.May.2020
01 – 30.Sep.2020
BKKABF presents BKKABF CO-OP, an ongoing online project developed in parallel with the future editions of BANGKOK ART BOOK FAIR. BKKABF CO-OP is initiated within the framework and principles of cooperatives; participation on a voluntary and open basis, democratic and independent. A space where small productions are valued and returns are in forms of cultural and social values are still at the core of the project.
SELF-PUBLISHING, DISTRIBUTION & COMMUNITY
Our vision for BKKABF CO-OP will be on supporting self-publishing, distribution of artistic materials, inspirations, and hopes, and fostering the community by connecting its members both local and abroad.
BKKABF CO-OP is initiated within the framework and principles of cooperatives; participation on a voluntary and open basis, democratic and independent. A space where small productions are valued and returns in forms of cultural and social values are still at the core of the project.
[BANGKOK ART BOOK FAIR]
Initiated by STUDIO 150 in partnership with BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY, the first edition of BANGKOK ART BOOK FAIR (BKKABF) was organized in September 2017 at BANGKOK CITYCITY GALLERY. Since its beginning, BKKABF intends to be a platform for sales of art books and publication, supporting self-publishing of small productions, distribution of artistic materials, inspirations, and hopes, and fostering the community of design and printed matters.