A Weekend of Comic Books and Book Art
The ArtPlus Hotel presents “Possibility of a Book” and Jacques Fhima’s rare comic book collection.
Do you love comic books and art? Then ArtPlus Hotel’s upcoming event is a must-see!
On the last weekend of January (31.1- 1.2.2014) ArtPlus Hotel will host “Possibility of a Book” and Jacques Fhima’s unique personal comic collection.
“Possibility of a Book” is an ongoing project examining the nature and status of Book Art. Numerous books from Israel and abroad will be on exhibition in the lobby.
Simultaneously, a unique and rare glimpse into the world and collection of Jacques Fhima will take place in the dining room. His collection includes more than 400 extraordinary comic books from France from the 1970′s and 80′s. Fhima himself will be available to meet and discuss his collection with visitors.
13:00-14:00- A talk by Jacques Fhima: about his comic- book collection from the 70’s- 80’s.
14:00-15:00- A lecture by “Possibility of a Book” authors Avigail Reiner and Leah Abir: a brief history of Book Art and their position on alternative medium in the contemporary art world.
15:00-15:30- 1st panel discussions about self- published Book Art with Uri Gershuni and Rakefet Viner Omer. Hosted by Avigail Reiner and Leah Abir.
Fhima’s collection will be open only beginning at 19:00
19:00-20:00- 2nd panel discussions about self- published Book Art with Guy Yanai, Roi Kuper, Guy Goldstein, and Nir Harel. Hosted by Avigail Reiner and Leah Abir.
21:00-22:00- 3rd panel discussions about self- published Book Art with Galia Pasternak, Klone, Alme Shneor, Yaara Oren, and Max Epstein.
There will also be a possibility to purchase some of the books at the events.
This event is free and open to the public.