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2022: “Gothenburg Art-Publishing Workshop” transnational laboratory


This two-day workshop was Focussed on publishing – both print and digital – also introduced idea of
digital presence management.

  • How is the art, design and craft publishing market structured?
  • What are the purposes of publishing as an independent creative arts or small cooperative?
  • How does self-publishing work?
  • From zines to brochures to blogs: What formats are possible with “no budget” and “small budget” independent publishing?
  • What are the analogue print and digital print and online publishing alternatives?
  • Working with different skills: editing, imaging, designing, layout, distribution…
  • The workshop includes break-out sessions and brain storming process on publishing ideas for solo- and group-projects.
  • Two weeks after the workshop there is an optional deadline for those who wish to develop a specific publishing project.
  • A one-to-one mentoring programme will be provided to any participant who comes up with a specific proposal that is seen to have potential by the workshop team.

The two-day event was part of a four-day gathering of art publishers in Gothenburg (12 October to 15 October) and specialists on small scale and independent publishing, as well as the online platforms
PARSE, L’Internationale Online and major publishing houses.

Kjell Caminha, Esme Lindström
Dr. Nuno Sacramento,
Dr. Eva Weinmayr
Prof. Mick Wilson

Dates: 14th October – 15th October 2022
Location: Hdk-Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
Format: Presentations, Skills Audit, Break-out groups, Idea development and post-workshop one-to-one mentoring

*Νο participation fee.
*The workshop was open to OPEN UP to participants of any age (18+) and no prior knowledge or ability is required.
*Travel and accommodation expenses were covered by the Open Up project.