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The “Most Beautiful Swiss Books” China Tour


Date: September 9-12, 2022
Venue: 3F, Building 16, OōEli, Hangzhou

Other venues to be updated.

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This China Tour showcases the Most Beautiful Swiss Books of the year 2021 (awarded in 2022). The Federal Office of Culture Switzerland and abC (art book in China) have set up a collaboration, for the latter half of 2022, a series of special exhibitions will be staged at abC Art Book Fair Hangzhou, Shanghai and etc, where the 23 award-winning titles will be brought to the Chinese audiences, as well as the catalogues of the Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2016-2021 editions.

The “Most Beautiful Swiss Books” China Tour is presented by the Federal Office of Culture Switzerland and art book in China, with the support of Pro Helvetia Shanghai, Swiss Arts Council.

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About art book in China (abC)

Founded in 2015, as a platform for the publishing, research and promotion of art publishing in China, abC (art book in China) is dedicated to promoting local artist’s books and independent publications in China as well as introducing excellent global publishers and institutions, and establishing profound multilateral dialogues. Over the past years, abC has developed a distinct influence in the fields of contemporary art, design, and publishing. As the most prominent exhibition of artists’ books and expo of independent publications, abC Art Book Fair takes place in Beijing and Shanghai every year respectively. And this year, under the theme of “the Nomadic and Imagined”, abC Art Book Fair Hangzhou is included as a special edition.

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