Cosmos-Arles Books

contemporary practices in photography publication

Created in 2009 and headed up by Olivier Cablat and Sebastian Hau, Cosmos-Arles Books is a Rencontres d’Arles satellite event focusing on contemporary practices in photography publication. For its 10th edition, Cosmos Arles Books 2018 will again take place in the former College Mistral in the centre of Arles. It will be free and open to the public from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 July, 2018 from noon to 8 p.m. This space dedicated to photography books will host around 70 international publishers and specialized bookstores. Cosmos Arles Books is not just a friendly setting for sharing and exchanging ideas but also features project presentations, lectures, signings, meetings with artists, experimental exhibition forms and a place to have a bite to eat and relax.

Artistic direction: Olivier Cablat and Sebastian Arthur Hau.
Main partners: The Swiss Confederation, fondation Jan Michalski pour l’écriture et la littérature.
With support from the city of Arles, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Le Point and IDEAT Magazine, atelier SHL and the Centre de la Résistance et de la Déportation du pays d’Arles.