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Launch 'Myriad Ways of Being ~ Being of Myriad Ways. Simone Albers'

Launch 'Myriad Ways of Being ~ Being of Myriad Ways. Simone Albers'

Today, Wednesday November 8th, the Sieger White Award 2022 and the first copy of Myriad Ways of Being Being of Myriad Ways. Simone Albers will be presented to the artist at Gallery Maurits van de Laar, this event also marks the opening of the eponymous exhibition at the gallery (November 1st - 25th 2023).

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The Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 in Groningen & Shanghai

The Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 in Groningen & Shanghai

As we speak, The Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 are on display in an exhibition at the Shanghai Art Book Fair 2023, and closer to home at GRID Groningen! Our publication Rollable Ramblings. Koen Taselaar is part of these special exhibitions. Published by Jap Sam Books, initiated by Block C Groningen, design by Team Thursday, and Printed by Zwaan Lenoir.

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Antonis Pittas' "jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome" nominated for the Prix Bob Calle 2023

Antonis Pittas'

We are excited to announce the nomination the Prix Bob Calle 2023 of jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome by artist Antonis Pittas, designed by Alex Farrar! Publisher Eleonoor Jap Sam, and artist Antonis Pittas will attend the prize ceremony on June 8th in Paris. This award has been created to show and celebrate the particular art form that is the artist's book, and to help its recognition and international influence.

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Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 - Catalogue & Jury report

Best Dutch Book Designs 2021 - Catalogue & Jury report

As we speak, the jury of the Best Dutch Book Designs 2022 is already busy selecting this years 33 publications. Our very own Eleonoor Jap Sam, founder and publisher of Jap Sam Books is part of the 2022 professional jury! The nominations will be revealed soon, but before that happens we would like to share last years catalogues and jury report including two publications by Jap Sam Books: Rollable Ramblings. Koen Taselaar (professional and student jury) and Repairing Earthquake Project 2011-2021 (student jury).

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Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition opening

Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition opening

Photo: Aad Hoogendoorn

The grand opening of the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 exhibition named Healing Sites took place last week. The healing sites the nominated architects worked on during the past months will be on show until April 9th, 2023 in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. 

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Eleonoor Jap Sam nominated for the Black Achievement Awards 2022

Eleonoor Jap Sam nominated for the Black Achievement Awards 2022

The nominees for the Black Achievement Awards 2022 have been announced! The Black Achievement Awards Ceremony took place on October 31st in the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam.

Eleonoor Jap Sam, founder and editor of Jap Sam Books has been nominated in the entrepreneurship category. 

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Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture 'Healing Sites'

Shortlist Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture 'Healing Sites'

The jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four entries for the shortlist for the Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture: Healing Sites from 53 anonymous entries. The Prix de Rome is the oldest and most generous award in the Netherlands for visual artists under the age of 40 and architects under the age of 35. Jap Sam Books will publish the accompanying publication. Today we will introduce you to the architects and their submission for the open call from which they were selected. 

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