The Centre Is Here: Self-publishing

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Organised by g39/ Warp and Chapter, Cardiff, this will be the eighth in a series of symposium events aimed at discussing the key issues of making and exhibiting contemporary art in Wales.

TCIH: Self-publishing looks at the various methods and models of self-publishing that artists use. With more artists publishing books and catalogues, the event will cover topics such as: the practicalities of book production, distribution models and how the making of books can stand as an arts practice in its own right.

The day will begin with presentations from each of the speakers followed by a panel discussion. This will then lead into break-out groups with an opportunity for the participants to talk in more detail with the speakers.
Confirmed speakers include:

• Louise O’Hare, Publish and be Damned (

• Tom Benson, Artist (

• Arnaud Desjardin, The Everyday Press (

There are a maximum of 30 spaces for each symposium with tickets allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Tickets are subsidised and cost £15, this will include light refreshments.

To book a place please email with the subject header TCIH. Your place will only be confirmed on receipt of payment by Monday 18 March either by cheque made payable to CTA and sent to Sean Edwards (TCIH), g39, Oxford Street, Cardiff, CF24 3DT; or by PayPal via the g39 website shop.

(Cash payments can only be accepted in person at g39 by Mon 18 March)

TCIH: Self-publishing forms part of g39’s forthcoming programme There Will Be Words (13-28 March 2013) which profiles the work of artists whose practices engage with aspects of publishing, writing and archives.


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