The Indie Photobook Library at Conveyor Arts

Pop-up library space from the Indie Photobook Library collection at Conveyor Arts!

Come visit this weekend during the Conveyor Open House
888 Newark Avenue. Studio 491
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 (Map)
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
1:00 – 5:00 PM

More than 300 photobooks from the Indie Photobook Library will be part of the pop-up library space at Conveyor throughout the month of December.

Conveyor Arts recently set up shop at Mana Contemporary, a Tobacco Factory turned artist community, in Jersey City. Their studio space includes a traditional print shop with letterpress and small book binding equipment. They also house an inkjet studio, where they make exhibition prints for artists, and a digital work station for prepping books and photographs for production and exhibition.

Conveyor specializes in small print runs of artists’ books, zines and other printed matter related to photography. They collaborate closely with artists on all aspects of the book-making process, from concept and design, to the physical object. Their mission is to help artists and small publishers tailor their book project to fit the concept within it.

For more info about Conveyor visit their website.

HOW TO GET TO CONVEYOR

There will be FREE SHUTTLE buses running every half hour from Milk Studios at 450 West 15th Street [ on the corner of 10th Avenue in Manhattan ] to Mana Contemporary in Jersey City from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. Shuttles will return every half hour to Milk Studios from Mana Contemporary starting at 2:00pm through 5:30pm. Otherwise, you can take the PATH Train from Manhattan to Journal Square.

Related books:

Archive 2005 - 2010
Selections from the Joint Photographic Survey
When We Are Together
Coal River
Life Back Home

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Exhibition Catalog for “A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks”

More about the exhibition here, here and here.
Order the book here.
Thank you to Patrick Aguilar of Owl & Tiger Books who did such an outstanding job designing the iPL’s first exhibition catalog!

“…the Indie Photobook Library is fast becoming one of Washington’s more interesting small collections.” – Mark Jenkins, Washington Post Express, November 9, 2011

moonsoot

moon soot © Alex Cunningham

Title: moonsoot

Photographer/s: Alex Cunningham

Contributor/s: Allison Usavage

Date of publication: March 2012

The Canaries

The Canaries © Thilde Jensen

Title: The Canaries

Photographer/s: Thilde Jensen

Contributor/s: Afterword by Jennifer Wood, poem by Nicole Meredith, text contributions by Dennis Mudloff, Jen & Maria Winters

Date of publication: September 2013

May the Road Rise to Meet You

May the Road Rise to Meet You © Sara Macel

Title: May the Road Rise to Meet You

Photographer/s: Sara Macel

Contributor/s: Marvin Heiferman

Date of publication: 2013

Gold Coast

Gold Coast © Ying Ang

Title: Gold Coast

Photographer/s: Ying Ang

Date of publication: July 4, 2014

The Ground

The Ground © Tate Shaw

Title: The Ground

Photographer/s: Tate Shaw

Date of publication: September 2013

A Field Guide to Snow and Ice

Paula

Title: A Field Guide to Snow and Ice

Photographer/s: Paula McCartney

Contributor/s: Mark Alice Durant

Date of publication: 2014

MONO NO AWARE

mono no aware © Anton Kusters

Title: MONO NO AWARE

Photographer/s: Anton Kusters

Date of publication: july 2014

The time of dreaming the world awake

The time of dreaming the world awake © Yvette Monahan

Title: The time of dreaming the world awake

Photographer/s: Yvette Monahan

Contributor/s: Yvette Monahan, Peter Maybury, Siobhan McDonald

Date of publication: 04-07-2014

The Fuffy Wipe Case, episode I. A handful of dust

The Fuffy Wipe Case, episode I. A handful of dust © The Cool Couple

Title: The Fuffy Wipe Case, episode I. A handful of dust

Photographer/s: The Cool Couple

Contributor/s: none

Date of publication: 10/06/2013

Money Talks

Money Talks © Chris Bowes

Title: Money Talks

Photographer/s: Chris Bowes

Contributor/s: Gordon Craig

Date of publication: 2014