Seeking Volunteers for ACP Photobook Fair

October 12th, 2017
We've had last-minute cancellations and could use a few volunteers this weekend for the ACP 2017 Photobook Fair. Here are the details; please sign-up here and let us know if you can assist! Thanks!

Saturday 14th
1.5 hours 8:30am – 10am
Both volunteers will be greeting guests, assisting with setting up the tables, chairs, putting tablecloth on tables, placing table stanchions on tables, putting water bottles on tables, assisting vendors who may be alone in bringing in materials and other light duties as needed.
Sunday 15th
1 hour 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Both volunteers will assist vendors with clearing their tables. You will also assist ACP staff with breaking down the tables & chairs, removing linens and light clean-up.

ACP Photobook Fair
Hathaway Gallery
887 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Artist’s Talks and Book-signings During ACP Photobook Fair, Oct. 14 & 15

October 5th, 2017

As we prepare for the ACP Photobook Fair at Hathaway Gallery on Oct. 14 & 15, we wanted to share with you the schedule of artist's talks and book-signings, below!

Saturday, Oct. 14th
Artist's Talks: 
11AM - Brandon Thibodeaux
12PM - Jenny Sampson
1PM - Inbal Abergil
2PM - Louie Palu
3PM - Chuck Hemard

12PM - Brandon Thibodeaux @ Red Hook Editions
1PM - Bill Yates @ Fall Line Press
2PM - Inbal Abergil / Jenny Sampson / Chuck Hemard @ Daylight Books
3PM - Louie Palu @ Yoffy Press; Jeff Rich @ Fall Line Press

Sunday, Oct. 15th
Artist's Talks:
1PM - Forest McMullin & Laurie Shock
2PM - Jeff Rich
3PM - Bill Yates

Review Your Photobook Project with Daylight’s Michael Itkoff

October 3rd, 2017

In addition to the ACP Photobook Fair on Oct. 14th & 15th, Daylight's Michael Itkoff will be able to meet one-on-one with three local photographers to discuss their projects.

If you were looking for a chance to have your work seen by a photobook publisher, this is your chance!

There are three 20-minute slots available (at 25$ a slot), and you may sign-up now!

Quick look at the ACP 2015 Photobook Fair

September 10th, 2015
We had a great time at the ACP Photobook Fair this past weekend at Decatur Book Festival. We gave away thousands of Festival Guides, and the publishers in our booth sold a bunch of books! Big thanks to Ain't Bad Magazine, Daylight Books, Fall Line Press, J&L Books & Willard Pate for participating this year!

Here's a quick video and a few stills from Saturday morning. (For the YouTube curious, we've migrated our account from here to here if you'd like to re-subscribe!)

ACP Photobook Fair at Decatur Book Festival This Weekend!

September 2nd, 2015
(We sent this out to our email list this morning and wanted to share it with you here, too!)

ACP Photobook Fair This Weekend at DBF!

Photography books are more popular than ever, and there are some groundbreaking independent publishing outfits that are enabling us all to discover photographic projects that may not otherwise see the light of day. We have invited a few of these publishers to our ACP "photobook booth" at the Decatur Book Festival.

Saturday (10am-6pm) & Sunday (12-6pm), come to Decatur Square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children's area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.

Special Exhibitors at ACP's booth include:

  • Ain't Bad Magazine (Savannah-based quarterly publication that supports new photographic art)
  • Daylight Books (a non-profit, North Carolina-based publisher dedicated to art and photography books)
  • Fall Line Press (Atlanta-based photobook publisher, bookstore and reading room)
  • J&L Books (a non-profit Atlanta & New York-based publisher of artists' books)

Plus, we will have thousands of ACP Festival Guides, hot off the press! Come grab a few copies and discover all the amazing photography your Atlanta community has to offer this fall! (It's kind of incredible this year, we must say.)

Admission is free. Parking on street or in multiple parking decks, or take MARTA to the Decatur station.


ACP 2014 Photobook Fair Roundup!

August 31st, 2014
We had a great weekend at the Decatur Book Festival with our annual Photobook Fair! Big kudos to Ain't-Bad Magazine (Taylor, Taylor & Jessica), Fall Line Press (Megan, Roby & the indefatigable Edwin Robinson) and Robert Shults & E. Brady Robinson with their publications from Daylight Books! We thank you all for the good humor and comradery while sweating-it-out in the heat. Didn't hurt to be fifteen feet from the King of Pops, right? As you'll see below, we had some fun while keeping cool & giving away thousands of ACP Festival Guides, and talking to so many of you about the festival and the intersection of photography & books. Thank you for your interest and support!

Fantastic Day at Decatur Book Festival! (Come see us on Sunday!)

August 30th, 2014
Big thanks to everyone who made the ACP Photobook Fair a smashing success at the Decatur Book Festival. Eager to be back at it tomorrow afternoon! Swing by, pick-up your Festival Guide, and say hello to Ain't-Bad Magazine, Fall Line Press, Robert Shults & E. Brady Robinson!

ACP Photobook Fair at Decatur Book Festival This Weekend!

August 25th, 2014

We just received confirmation that we'll have ACP 2014 Festival Guides available this weekend at the Decatur Book Festival. We'll be at #DBF2014 all weekend with our annual Photobook Fair, featuring Fall Line Press, Ain't-Bad Magazine, and Daylight Books authors Brady Robinson & Robert Shults. Here's the forecast, and we'll be there, rain or shine!

Three Important Details:

1. ACP Photobook Fair will be featuring publishers and artists at the Decatur Book Festival, Sat., 10-6pm & Sun., 12-6pm. Booths 362 & 363!

2. We'll have ACP 2014 Festival Guides at the Decatur Book Festival this weekend & in the office later this week!

3. The weather this weekend will be great!

Come out to Decatur this weekend to pick-up a Festival Guide (or 5!), see some innovative photobooks, talk to publishers and authors, and we'll see you there!


(Photo by Timothy J. Carroll - Our booth location is right about where Godzilla is in Tim's photo, in the art|DBF section.)

ACP Photobook Fair at Decatur Book Festival, Saturday & Sunday

August 28th, 2013
ACP will be joining many of our fellow Atlanta-arts organizations in participating in this weekend's Decatur Book Festival. We'll be at booth 301 & 302 (pdf map), and in addition to handing out ACP 2013 Festival Guides, we've invited local photographers to present (and in some cases, sell) their photobooks. Booth 301 & 302 is on the south side of the DBF, between Trinity Place and the artDBF complex. See you Saturday and Sunday! ACP Photobook Fair at Decatur Book Festival
(Photo of DBF by Timothy J. Carroll)
In 2013, AJC DBF is launching art|DBF, an arts and culture showcase within the festival. art|DBF recognizes that a vibrant, creative, and economically thriving community can be achieved by elevating the value and visibility of the arts — literary, visual, and performing; increasing accessibility, public involvement, and attendance; and working to ensure the long-term sustainability of arts organizations. This year AJC DBF has invited a diverse group of arts organizations to engage our imaginations with stories, ideas, performances, installations, films, music, artwork, and photographs in order to connect our citizens more broadly with the arts and cultural opportunities in their local community. Participants include Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Art Papers, Burnaway, Dashboard Co-op, FilmLove, Flux Projects, gloATL, High Museum of Art, The Lucky Penny, Museum of Design Atlanta, MOCA GA, Serenbe Playhouse, Soul Food Cypher, Straw Hat Press, Staib Dance, Theatrical Outfit, WonderRoot, among many others. What will result from this meetup between authors, poets, publishers, readers, bookstores and visual/performing artists, photographers, musicians, dancers, and filmmakers? Conversation. Collaboration. Activation. Creation. Transformation. Celebration.

Tonight’s Photo-Documentary Double-Feature, plus Sign-up for Photobook Fair!

October 3rd, 2012
A quick reminder of tonight's ACP Film Series Double-Feature at the Plaza Theater, featuring two photo-documentaries about Alec Soth and Gregory Crewdson. This is the first time Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters has been screened in Atlanta, and we're lucky to see the film before it opens in New York! Plus, the film's director, Ben Shapiro, will be in attendance.

Today, sign-ups are open for the fourth annual ACP Photobook Fair on Saturday, October 20th. If you've self-published or indie-published your own photobook, we'd love to have you participate by signing-up for a free table at the Photobook Fair. Each year, the Photobook Fair is one of the best Saturday mornings of the Festival, and we'd love to see you there! (Check out this video from last year.)

Atlanta Celebrates Photography Photobook Fair 2011 from on Vimeo.

While we're at it, here are the remaining events for this week; we hope to see you out and about!

Wed: ACP Film Series - Alec Soth & Gregory Crewdson Double Feature
Wed: Corinne Adams at Wing & A Prayer Studio
Wed: This is a Picture… at Fall Line Press at APG

Thurs: Artist's talk for "Room in My Head" at SCAD-Atlanta
Thurs: Opening reception for Eliot Dudik at GSU
Thurs: Opening reception for Rawiya at GSU
Thurs: Opening reception for Gittel Price at Art Coop
Thurs: Opening reception for "Affrilachia in Words and Images"
Thurs: Artist's talk from John Paul Caponigro at Creative Circus

Fri: ACP Collaboration with Arnika Dawkins Gallery - Panel Discussion
Fri: Opening reception for SlowExposures Ten Year Retrospective
Fri: Closing reception for Corinne Adams
Fri: Opening reception for SHOTS 12 at Showcase School of Photography
Fri: Photomix at Kudzu Art Zone
Fri: Celebrating Fernbank Museum at Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Fri: Opening reception for Arts Clayton 10th Annual Photography Show
Fri: Opening reception for Eye to the World at Southwest Art Center
Fri: Atlanta Photography Group: The Airport Show
Fri: Opening reception for Re-Placing Atlanta
Fri: Opening reception for 16th Annual Open Juried Exhibition: RPS

Sat: My Atlanta Exhibition at Piedmont Park Community Center
Sat: Opening reception for 8th AAC Photography Exhibit
Sat: Panel discussion for "Affrilachia in Words and Images"
Sat: Bill Boley at the Episcopal Church of the Atonement
Sat: Opening reception for Street Art at Worthmore Jewelers
Sat: Opening reception for Women in Focus / Multiplicity
Sat: FLUX NIGHT 2012
Sat: Opening reception for Exploring the Shadows

Sun: Opening reception for Sistagraphy at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
Sun: Opening reception for "A Photographic Celebration" at Atlanta Artists Center<

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