The second iteration of the biennial VOLUME Art Book Fair will be taking over Sydney’s Artspace, presenting the work of over 70 local and international publishers, from New York to South Korea. Presented in partnership with Artspace, Printed Matter, Inc., New York and Perimeter Books, Melbourne, the Fair includes a free schedule of talks, workshops, book launches, readings and performances expanding and complementing the main exhibition programme. Ever wanted to make your own book? Register your interest in BOOK MACHINE II – an interactive installation-workshop pairing public participants with emerging designers to create their own publications.
The business of building walls is booming. Amelyn Ng looks at a recent architectural exhibition on 'Trump walls' in New York's Center for Architecture and asks: what makes a wall into a political technology of separation?
'After the revolution, who's going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?', asked artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles in her Manifesto for Maintenance Art 1969! Eugenia Lim converses with the New York City Department of Sanitation's long-time official artist-in-residence about womanhood, motherhood and the social ecologies of our cities