Magical Art Book Fair

Magical Art Book Fair would be happy to welcome you at the first Magical Art Book Fair on Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. During this fair over 50 participants – independent publishers, artists and presses – from all over the world, will offer their latest Riso publications – artists’ books, zines, special editions and risograph prints. It’s a unique opportunity to attend book launches, presentations and demonstrations by the world’s top stencil printers, publishers and artists working with the Risograph.

At our table, you can explore a fine selection of our programme with publications and editions created by using the riso technique, as well as published work by formal Van Eyck participants. is welcoming two guests during this event:

Julie van der Vaart will offer two special editions for this occasion: Her riso print untitled, crimson red on grey paper, 335 x 245 mm, produced at the Van Eyck Academy, in an edition of 20 numbered and signed copies (see image above) and a special edition of her wonderful book Mountains, Waves and Skies including an Instax Fujifilm print (an edition of 10 different photographs is available).

Polly’s Picture Show will offer the publications Polly’s Playground (printed at Van Eyck Academy) and Out of Shape (see image above), including work by Isabelle Wenzel, Ruth van Beek, Samara Scott, Lotte Reimann, Hanne Lillee, Anne Huijnen and Anna de Jong, printed in various printing techniques during a residency at Frans Masereel Centrum.

The Art Book Fair is part of the third Magical Riso Biennial organized by the Jan van Eyck Academy.

Please find more details about the fair and the whole list of participants here.

Free entrance

Opening hours
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
12AM – 6PM

Fair Venue

Jan Van Eyck Academy
Akademieplein 1
6211 KM Maastricht
The Nederlands

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