Seeking independently published artist books


Artist run bookshop

The Exchange @ Brunswick East is an artist led project in an artist led space. The Exchange is a space which facilitates artists connecting with the general public though book or ‘bound’ form. We are seeking independently published works whether that be in the form of a book, comic, zine, essentially any works (written, visual or both!) that are bound, to feature within our coffee shop bookstore based in Dalston, London.

As well as housing works from early career artists our collection features work from artists whose publications may also be found in TATE Galleries London, Whitechapel gallery, V & A and MOMA New York.

The Exchange will facilitate the space, all artists will price their own work and retain all monies made from works. In exchange we ask for a donation of 1 x bound piece of work to add to our Library. The library will be a space within the coffee shop that will allow all members of the public and community to experience and share in art, free of cost and free from the restrictions that money can have regarding access to art & literature.

In support and celebration of artists that participate within The Exchange @ Brunswick East we will run a monthly exhibition/spoken word/readings/screenings. We will also have a supporting website on whereby all artists and books/bound work will be featured.

The collection of independently published works, which are featured as part of the library and also are available for sale, with all proceeds going directly to the artists and whilst artists are not charged any fees to display/sell through The Exchange. In addition the participating artists have the opportunity to host an event, relevant to their publication, in the space.

Submissions are ongoing, limited entries 10 per month.

For inclusion on our website please provide the following information:
Up to 12 x images of each title submitted
About the artist: up to 150 words
About the work / collective / title: up to 250 words
Submitting work

Please send (or swing by and drop work off in person) to:

The Exchange @ Brunswick East
Attn: Natasha Bacon
Unit 3D Stamford Works
Gillett Street
London N16 8JH

Each artist may supply up to 5 (for sale) copies of each title of work. New work may also be submitted as its produced no matter the frequency.

Along with physical submission of work please include a price list and bank/paypal details for payment, any other supporting documentation for works (especially for all work that is limited edition or one of a kind)

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