Release of the publication ”Störiga ord” – and a table full of possible words

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Happy to hold the release of Lizette Ochoa and Sara Granér’s publication ”Störiga ord”. ”Störiga ord” is a joint publication focusing on words in Swedish and Spanish that annoys, irritates or just confuse the artist. In addition to the publication, and special for this evening, was a generous pile of ceramic letters that filled the […]

BIBLIOTHEKET went BIOLOGICAL at GIBCA extended 2023

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In honor of summer, the evening focused on works that relates to green matter. Stina Petterson, Dorota Lukianska and Sven Drobnitza & Mari Lagerquist showed books, printed matter and objects. The loft hosted the inauguration of SPOROTEKET, a place where seeds from the public can be collected and shared. Working with us was our new […]

Academy HDK-Valand-students on a visit

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Graced by a visit from students from HDK-Valand starting a course focusing on publications, artists books, photo-books and other kinds printed matters.

Kvällsarkivet releases issue JULY

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At the first day of August, Vanja Larberg released the issue JULY, which is part of a publication series called Kvällsarkivet (The Evening Archives). The archive is an ongoing work where time, history and memory is collected in the form of a non-linear diary. BIBLIOTHEKET has issue JUNE in our collection.

Swedish-Scottish idioms – again!!

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Alexander Stevenson showed his work Svensk-skotska idiomer (2021) on the Swedish national day (6th of June) as well as Konstepidemin’s Open Day and the City’s 402-year celebration. The work consists of a series of hand-printed woodcuts with motifs and idiomatic expressons from the 17th century when the City of Gothenburg was built. Built by, among […]

We have moved to Konstepidemin!

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We are now at the back of House 7. Unfortunately the room for shelfs and books is smaller than previously, but luckily we have a backyard and a hallway for exhibiting works. Furthermore, we have a tiny office space and a minute loft! More information about the area Konstepidemin https://konstepidemin.se/en/

Salon de Papier / The Yellow Edition

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The invitation to give a presentation at Salon de Papier resulted first in a workshop that ended in a zine, The Yellow Edition, and then in an evening in november 2022 at Gathenhielmska huset where we talked – and talked – about books, pamphlets, ephemerals, zines, binding, storing and archiving mixing the conversations with drinks […]

Autumn 2021 at Väveriet in Uddebo!

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Very pleased to be able to show new prints by Alexander Stevenson on the walls of Väveriet.Also, on our table, a small number of works from the collection were on display. Apart from Stevensons work, which was made for the City of Gothenburgs 400-years jubilee, the majority of books had been published during 2020. Works […]

PUUT – is in the building

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PUUT Publicering och utlåning will be our guest, our own AiR, during a few vinter month when the pandemic is again at its peak. More on PUUT https://puut.se/

Upplaga 3

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Upplaga is the annual exhibition at NEJDs event with self-publications and readings. This year, we participated as neighbouring fringe event by keeping open all weekend exhibiting new collage works by Christina Skårud in the room next to the library. Upplaga took place between 25-27 September 2020. More on Skåruds work https://christinaskarud.com/More about NEJD https://www.instagram.com/nejdnejdnejd/ or […]

A visit and a visiting librarian

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During the summer, we were able to keep open on several more occasions thanks to a visiting librarian coming in. We also had visit from a group studying at SFI (Svenska för invandrare). Great comments!

BIBLIOTHETEKET moved to KIOSKEN!

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We expanding to the dubble size and relocated at Kioskens complex at Järnmalmsgatan, Ringön. At the reopening in May 2020 – despite one of the worst time of the covid pandemic – we were honoured to have Blackbook Publications as our special guests – at a safe distans.Kiosken https://www.instagram.com/kioskenkioskenkiosken/ Blackbook Publications https://blackbookpublications.com/

Gallery Konstepidemin, Glasrummet. BIBLIOTHEKET – ett urval

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During three weeks in March 2020, we showed a selection of books and printed matter from the library at Konstepidemins Glas Room. At the opening, our librarian Kaisa Luukkonen were ready to answer any sort of questions and guide the visitors when practical help was needed. During the exhibition book donations were welcomed, however, due to the […]

The local news finds its way to BIBLIOTHEKET

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Ö-festen at Ringön

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At the annual Ö-festen (island-party) on Ringön, BIBLIOTHEKET took to the streets and showed selected works from the collection based around the theme of revolution. We showed works by Nina Lassila (poster), Sophy Naess (poster), Tiago Casanova with the book Is it a Revolution?…, Bound to fall project with their book HEADS WILL ROLL and stones in […]

BIBLIOTHEKET took part in Textival Book Market 11 Maj 2019

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For more info on Textival https://www.textival.org/

Inauguration of BIBLIOTHEKET at Stenkolsgatan 3

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At the opening on the 8th of March 2019 Stina Pettersson, Olle Essvik and Mari Lagerquist showed new works or works in progress.