"A New Bookstore in Philly Offers Much More than Books," Hyperallergic
What is the role of books in the evolving contemporary art scene? How does publishing manifest as a curatorial or artistic practice? The Ulises bookshop, named after the conceptual book artist and theorist Ulises Carrión and which opened this past weekend in Philadelphia, plans to address these questions.
“Reclaiming the Means of Production: Self-Publishing in the 21st Century,” Art in Print, Vol. 6, no. 2 (Jul/Aug 2016): 39-42
Despite the rise of online publications, blogs and PDF distribution options, artists and publishers continue to produce printed books, particularly zines (DIY publications cheaply made in multiple, usually by photocopier) and print-on-demand publications; art book fairs continue to display them, and visitors continue to buy them.