2nd Annual Book + Print Fest

2-9 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 

FREE admission


Building on the success of AANM’s inaugural Book + Print Fest in 2018, this year’s event, curated by Noura Ballout, features vendors offering books, prints and other merchandise, along with on-site screen-printing, artist workshops, live DJs and more!

Vendors, performances, screenprinting: The Annex @ AANM
Workshops, book signing: AANM Library 


Vendor lineup

The AANM Store

Art Babes

The Art Of Weeping

The Bottom Line

The Center For Book Arts

Adnan Charara

Diary Of A Daughter In Diaspora

Jamaa Al-Yad

+ More TBA

Image Works

Maamoul Press

¡MIRA!

Mlabbas

Ocelot Print Shop

Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM) Michigan

Signal-Return

Watan 

 

Schedule

2 p.m.
Book + Print Fest opens!
Shop the stellar lineup of vendors and get a tee or tote screenprinted on-site while jamming out to live local DJs ProblematicBlackHottie (3-5 p.m.) and Salar Ansari (5:30-7:30 p.m.)


4 p.m.
Poetry workshop
with Benjamin Earl Turner

5:30 p.m.
Book reading and signing
with current AANM artist resident Zeyn Joukhadar, author of The Map of Salt and Stars

6:30 p.m.
Coptic book-binding workshop with Maamoul Press where participants will experiment with different kinds of paper and stitching methods to create and take home their own hand-bound booklets. Maamoul Press also presents its official launch + introduction of comics zines created by participants in the Dearborn Comics Workshop in partnership with AANM


8 p.m.
Closing out the fest is a performance by Sayat Nuvo, the collaboration of Levon Kafafian and Augusta Morrison inspired by the multilingual, multicultural 18th century bard Sayat Nova. They create soundscapes woven with prose, integrating Armenian folk music and poetry with a modern eclectic experimental sound. Their current work connects recent and ancestral displacements, exploring the spaces between home and exile.


 

 

 

 

 

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