KALEID editions invites submissions from European-based artists who do books, to represent the best artists' books to international public collections; including the V&A Museum's National Art Library (UK), Arts Council's Saison Poetry Library (UK), Tate Library (UK), MoMA Library (US), Brooklyn Museum Library (US), Newberry Library (US), MACBA Library (Spain), Pompidou Centre's Kandinsky Library (France), in addition to art book fairs, university libraries and private collectors.
Now in its 4th year, the annual showcase and networking event is hosted by The Art Academy and attracts a high volume of entrants across Europe. Selected artists will receive further public representation during The London Art Book Fair at the Whitechapel Gallery and as part of Print in the Expanded Field an international academic seminar organised by Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo (Oslo National Academy of the Arts). KALEID editions will continue to represent selected artist's books to international public special collections over the coming year.
The first round of the selection process is open to artists, small publishers and galleries. Submit an entry form online and upload digital photographs of your bookworks. KALEID editions jury will shortlist fifty entries for the second round. If you are successful, we will notify you by email before the 10th May 2015.
Shortlisted artists must deliver a display copy for the second round and the jury's final decision will be announced on Monday 1st June 2015. Artists, small publishers and galleries selected for KALEID 2015 London will be invited to attend the showcase and networking event on Saturday 18th July 2015.
1. Complete the Entry Form.
2. Enter a maximum of four artist's books. A fee of 15 euros for each bookwork applies, which covers our administration costs. The entry fee is non-refundable.
3. Upload a maximum of four digital photographs (jpegs) to document each bookwork.
The Deadline for submissions is Midnight on Sunday 3rd May, 2015.
Please read the Terms and Conditions of entry. If you have a question, first take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. If you can't find the answer to your question please email Kate Fitzgeorge the Coordinator of KALEID 2015 London.