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November 15 – 16, 2019
Milda Books
(Kaunas Art Book Fair, Kaunas, Lithuania)

Kaunas Art Book Fair seeks to establish Kaunas and Lithuania as an important node for discoveries and networking within the international map of publishing. This event is organized by Kaunas Photo Gallery together with Six Chairs Books and aims to vibrantly activate the city’s field of art publishing and to raise questions regarding content and value of the art book. By creating a platform for meeting and dialogue at this two day event, the Kaunas Art Book Fair seeks to grow and foster community for both art books’ readers and publishers.

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November 07 – 08, 2019
Milda Books
(Polycopies, Paris Photo, Paris, France)

Since 2014 Polycopies has been organizing a fair with 45 specialized international photography book publishers once a year. It is a large ephemeral bookshop, a space completely dedicated to photo books, during the week of Paris-Photo.

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September 27 – 29, 2019
Milda Books / ISSP Gallery
(Kai Art Center, Art Fair Foto Tallinn, Tallinn Photomonth, Tallinn, Estonia)

The Art Fair Foto Tallinn is dedicated to promoting and introducing contemporary photographic art. Being the only art fair in Estonia, Foto Tallinn offers artists a unique format to present their recent work, reach new audiences and form professional relationships. The fair also functions as a platform for facilitating and initiating international collaboration. Foto Tallinn offers a great opportunity to see fresh contemporary photographic art, which includes artist talks, panel discussions, seminars, book launches and curated tours of the fair.

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September 19, 2019, at 6:00 pm

Cruise @ PhotoQ Bookshop

(Unseen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Book signing of the 1st edition at the Unseen Amsterdam by Latvian photographer and visual artist Ieva Raudsepa.

Unseen is an international platform dedicated to contemporary photography practices. Focusing on what’s new in the international art scene, Unseen creates a unique space for exchanging ideas and knowledge, hearing different voices, raising awareness of the burning issues of today and expanding the international community.

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September 18, 2019, at 6:00 pm
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(Gallery of Museum of Photography, Tallinn Photomonth, Tallinn, Estonia)

Book launch and signing of the 2nd edition at the Gallery of Museum of Photography in Tallinn, Estonia by Latvian-Armenian photographer and visual narrator Georgs Avetisjans along with a solo show Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country which will be open from September 18, 2019 - November 11, 2019.

Tallinn Photomonth is an artist led biennial of contemporary art and visual culture. Although started in 2011 by a group of artists working primarily with photography and video, the biennial has never been a narrowly media-based event, rather it looks more broadly at developments in art and society in a world mediated by cameras, screens and images.

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July 03, 2019, at 6:00 pm
Cruise / It Could Just Swallow You Up
(ISSP Gallery, Riga, Latvia)

Official book launch and signing of the 1st edition at the ISSP Gallery in Riga, Latvia by Latvian photographer and visual artist Ieva Raudsepa along with a solo show It Could Just Swallow You Up open from July 3, 2019 - August 7, 2019.

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July 02, 2019
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(
Mr. Page Bookstore, Riga, Latvia)

"Homeland" (Dzimtene) by Georgs Avetisjans won the 1st Prize: the Best Book Design of 2018/2019 in Latvia. Mr. Page is a wonderful bookstore with carefully selected books, bookazines, writing instruments and other elegant amusements. Prints, papers and pages of all sizes, shapes and forms. And also some things without pages that are great nonetheless.

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June 13 – July 28, 2019
Athens Photo Festival, Athens, Greece

Selected photobook exhibition during the Athens Photo Festival at the Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 in Athens. This is a leading international festival of photography and visual culture in Southeastern Europe, and one of the five oldest of its kind in the world. The Festival seeks to bring together emerging and established artists and photographers from around the world with the aim to reflect the diversity of photography and visual culture today.

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May 15 – June 16, 2019
Riga Photomonth, Riga, Latvia

Pop-up photobook exhibition & showcase curated by Arnis Balčus and Alnis Stakle at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia. Riga Photomonth is an international photography festival that takes place in the capital of Latvia since 2014. Riga Photomonth explores and shows photography from Northern and Eastern Europe.

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April 09 – 25, 2019

Milda Books / Self Publish Riga

(
Belgrade Photo Month, Belgrade, Serbia)

ENTER. Photobooks from the Baltics curated by Evita Goze was a part of Belgrade Photo Month in Dom kulture Studentski grad.

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December 26, 2018
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(
The British Journal of Photography, London, UK)

"Homeland" (Dzimtene) by Georgs Avetisjans is one of the top 5 picks in 2018 for The British Journal of Photography by Arnis Balcus, editor in chief of FK Magazine and director of Riga Photomonth.

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December 22, 2018

Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country

(The Calvert Journal, London, UK)


We're so happy and delighted to see our first photobook "Homeland" (Dzimtene) by Georgs Avetisjans at The Calvert Journal annual round-up among the other great photobooks of 2018.

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November 01, 2018, at 5:00 pm
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(Latvian Museum of Photography, Riga, Latvia)

Official book launch and signing of the 2nd edition at the Latvian Museum of Photography in Riga, Latvia by Latvian-Armenian photographer and visual narrator Georgs Avetisjans along with a solo show Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country which will be open from November 1, 2018 - January 13, 2019.

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October 20 – 21, 2018
Milda Books
(Phoenix Brighton, Brighton, UK)

During the weekend of October 20 – 21 Phoenix Brighton will host the second Photo Publishers’ Market organised by Brighton Photo Biennial and Brighton Photo Fringe. The Photo Publishers’ Market is a prominent feature of both Brighton Photo Biennial’s and Brighton Photo Fringe’s public events programme and the exhibitors includes a stimulating mix of established imprints, emerging houses and self-publishers.

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October 04 – 07, 2018
Milda Books / Self Publish Riga
(Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus, Denmark)

Since 2014, the Photobook Week Aarhus has been engaged with the photobook in all its facets and has presented a festival programme of international standing. For its 5th anniversary, Photobook Week Aarhus is showing works by renowned artists and promotes established and emerging talents, publishers, curators, printers and booksellers. The festival takes place at Aarhus School of Architecture, Galleri Image, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Dokk1 and Verpan design store.

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September 21 – 23, 2018
Milda Books / Blow Up Press
(Unseen Book Market, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Unseen Book Market celebrates beautiful books and their creators from around the world, housing over 60 independent publishers in Amsterdam. The book market channels the diverse practices that come together in photobook publishing.

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July 21, 2018, at 7:30 pm
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(Kaltene, Latvia)

Book launch and signing of the 2nd edition in the longest village in the country by Latvian-Armenian photographer and visual narrator Georgs Avetisjans.

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July 04, 2018, at 6:00 pm
Homeland. The Longest Village in the Country
(Les Recontres de la photographie, Arles, France)

Book launch and signing of the 2nd edition at the Cosmos-Arles Books by Latvian-Armenian photographer and visual narrator Georgs Avetisjans.

Created in 2009 and headed up by Olivier Cablat and Sebastian Hau, Cosmos-Arles Books is a Les Recontres de la photographie in Arles, France event focusing on contemporary practices in photography publication. This space is dedicated to photography books hosting around 70 international publishers and specialized bookstores.