Stitch Your Brain is a long-term study into the intelligence of the hand by artist and former medical doctor Monika Auch. The book reflects the results of the empirical study Auh worked on for the past decade about the importance of creating with your hands in our digital age and the effects of slow creation on neuro cognitive learning, health, and well-being.Continue reading
Role of Play: New Games, New Chances. A Future Perspective on Play in Society offers a refreshing take on modern game design and play. Author Ben Schouten will be present at the Frankfurter Buchmesse to launch his brand new publication on October 18th!Continue reading
Image by The Book Photographer
Friday April 14th, together with Popma ter Steege we presented the new publication: Reuse to Reduce. Architecture within a Carbon Budget. The Case of BioPartner 5 - Popma ter Steege Architects. In this post we share imagery of the evening as well as a beautiful series of photos of the publication by The Book Photographer.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Jap Sam Books and Ben Schouten are excited to announce the newly launched publication The Civic Empowerment Toolbox, a playful approach to civic empowerment.Continue reading
VPRO Tegenlicht made a documentary about Marjan van Aubels mission towards a bright future, showing all the unused possibilties of the sun.Continue reading
Jap Sam Books and Marjan van Aubel would like to invite you for the book launch of Solar Futures on 8th of September at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam at 13:30 PM.
Solar Futures, the past, present and future of solar energy mapped out by award-winning solar designer Marjan van Aubel. Additional texts by Matylda Krzykowski and Sander Mann, Edited by Marjan van Aubel and Eleonoor Jap Sam and with a beautiful design by SJG (Joost Grootens, Dimitri Jeannottat and Julie da Silva). With the support of the Creative Industries Fund NL, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and the Sandberg Institute.Continue reading
Het programma verkent de historische context en huidige taal in een urgent debat over de inclusiviteit van kunstinstituten zoals musea en hedendaagse kunst ruimtes. De gasten werden uitgenodigd te reageren op de essay van Rolando Vázquez/, met een keynote presentatie door Professor Gloria Wekker.
De livestream van deze middag is te zien op het YouTube kanaal van Kunstinstituut Melly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsdAzi-nj6UmetContinue reading