Fruit. Self-publishing exhibition is a self-publishing fair, providing workshops, meetings, self-publishing spaces tour, as well as a self-publishing library. The project aims to promote and exhibit the many faces of the contemporary self-published editorial world and presents a variety of materials deriving from different cultural worlds: illustrations, graphics, photografy, visual arts, comics and music. Its second edition will take place in Bologna (Italy), March 23rd-26th, 2013.
The editorial objects exhibited at FRUIT include artzines, artist publications, concept magazines, art micro-publishing, stationary, hand made prints, contemporary graphic and paper engineering projects.
The Fruit exhibitors are art micro-publishers, printers, self-publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, and artists who. They’re also small publishing houses dealing with contemporary graphics and publishers of projects which transfer the concept of self-publishing to audio-visual productions.
FRUIT project is creatively working all year long, through promoting various activities connected to self-publishing, didactic courses as well as the promotion and management of a public archive of self-published works (Fruit Library).