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Codex 2019


  • Craneway Pavilion 1414 Harbor Way South Richmond, CA 94804 (map)

visit our booth at Codex 2019!

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Schedule of Events 

PUBLIC BOOK FAIR HOURS
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Craneway Pavilion
1414 Harbor Way South
Richmond, CA 94804

Sunday, February 3, 2019:
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Monday, February 4, 2019: 
12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019: 
12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019: 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

ADMISSION TICKETS
SOLD AT THE DOOR

Multi-day: $30
Single-day: $10
Student (with ID): $5

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
 Berkeley City Club

2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704 

Monday, February 4, 2019:
8:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

BUS INFORMATION: 

for those who have pre-purchased tickets

The bus will take you back and forth from the Graduate Hotel in Berkeley to the fair in Richmond every day. 

On Sunday, February 3 at 9:15 a.m. please board the bus in front of the Graduate Hotel. The buses will depart at 9:30 a.m. There will be a volunteer on the bus with your name on a list. When you arrive at the fair venue, the CODEX badges will be on each exhibitor’s table. Symposium attendees can pick up their badges at the Fair Manager’s table. Your badges will be marked with a red “B” for bus; this will be your bus pass for the next 4 days. Please see the Registrant Information page for the full Bus Schedule.


Saturday, February 2, 2019

RARE BOOKS LA 
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, California
Friday, February 1 : 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 2 : 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 100 leading specialists in antiquarian books, fine prints, photography, and ephemera from throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

BAY AREA EVENTS:
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. : Long Live the Book
An exhibition that challenges ideas of what a book is in 2019, displaying a broad spectrum of work by local and regional binders and book artists.  
American Bookbinders Museum
355 Clementina Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(between 4th and 5th streets; enter at 5th)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. : Visual Poetry: A Lyrical Twist
A walkthrough of the exhibit with featured artist and calligrapher Thomas Ingmire
San Francisco Public Library, Jewett Gallery — Main Library, Lower Level
Exhibit available to view November 17, 2018 – March 31, 2019
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. : KALA Art Institute Exhibition Open
(also available to see on February 5 & 6, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. : The Book as Place: Visions of the Built Environment
Exhibition curated by Julie Chen
Opening Reception at UC Berkeley's Environmental Design Library
210 Wurster Hall, UC Berkeley. Please direct inquiries to David Eifler - 510-643-7422

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. : Small Inventions: The Artist's Books of Charles Hobson
Exhibition opening at the Legion of Honor
100 34th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. : Reception at Seager Gray Gallery for Inge Bruggeman:
Deposits, an installation of bookworks in Gallery 3
On Display from February 1, 2019 - March 10, 2019
108 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. : Reception at San Francisco Center for the Book for Exhibit:
Posted/Unposted ++
375 Rhode Island Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Codex Nordica project by Codex Polaris


Sunday, February 3, 2019
Opening Day!

9:15 a.m. : Bus to Book Fair from Graduate Hotel (must have purchased a bus ticket)

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. : Set up for Fair Exhibitors - Please do not arrive before 10:00 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. : Book Fair Open to the Public - tickets sold at the door
Symposium attendees may get badges from Fair Manager

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. : Cocktail Party for CODEX registrants only (wear your CODEX badge)

7:20 p.m. : Bus Returns to Graduate Hotel from Book Fair (must have purchased a bus ticket)


Monday, February 4, 2019

Symposium Day One & Book Fair
8:15 a.m. : Symposium Registrants Pick up Badges at Berkeley City Club

8:50 a.m. : Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. : Artist speaker (Åse Eg Jørgensen)

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. : Artist speaker (Tatjana Bergelt

9:40 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. : 15 minute break

9:55 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. : Researcher Speaker (David Paton)

10:15 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. : 5 minutes for Questions

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. : Keynote Speaker (Thomas Millroth)

11:45 a.m. : Bus to Book Fair from Graduate Hotel (must have purchased a bus ticket) 

12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. : Book Fair Open to the Public - tickets sold at the door

6:20 p.m. : Bus Returns to Graduate Hotel from Book Fair (must have purchased a bus ticket)

BAY AREA EVENTS:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. : CODEX Nordica Event at the Book Club of California
312 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
DETAILS COMING SOON

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Wine and Cheese Party (must wear CODEX badge)
Moe's Books
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Symposium Day Two & Book Fair

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. : Check In at the Berkeley City Club and Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. : Artist speaker (Till Verclas)

9:20 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. : Artist speaker (Victoria Bean)

9: 40 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. : 15 minute break

9:55 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. : 5 minutes for Questions

10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. : Keynote Speaker (Susanne Padberg)

10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. : Closing Remarks

11:45 a.m. : Bus to Book Fair from Graduate Hotel (must have purchased a bus ticket) 

12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. : Book Fair Open to the Public - tickets sold at the door

6:20 p.m. : Bus Returns to Graduate Hotel from Book Fair (must have purchased a bus ticket)

BAY AREA EVENTS:

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Reception hosted by Stanford Libraries and the Hand Bookbinders of California at the American Bookbinders Museum
6:30 Tour of the American Bookbinders Museum

7:30 Talk: “Book conservation interventions: Case studies from Stanford Libraries” by Elizabeth Ryan
This presentation will discuss how book conservators assess and treat rare Special Collection materials in order to preserve the signs of use and traces that convey research value to scholars.

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. : BOOKLYN and ATA PRESENT: DIGNIDAD Y RESISTENCIA
A night of performance art and kinetic sculpture in honor of René Yañez.
At ATA (Artists’ Television Access)
992 Valencia Street, near 21st, San Francisco, CA
Featuring: Baltrónica Gómez, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, María Verónica San Martín, Marshall Weber 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Book Fair: Extended Morning Hours

9:15 a.m. : Bus to Book Fair from the Graduate Hotel (must have purchased a bus ticket)

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. : Book Fair Open to the Public - tickets sold at the door

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. : Exhibitors Pack Up

After 3:45 p.m.: Buses will begin to return to Graduate Hotel when they are full (must have purchased a bus ticket)

5:00 p.m. : UPS pick up (must have pre-printed and pre-paid labels for ALL packages being shipped)

5:15 p.m. : Last Bus returns to Graduate Hotel (must have purchased a bus ticket)

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. : Gala Dinner at the Berkeley City Club (bring dinner ticket & wear badge)


Thursday, February 7, 2019

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. : POSTED/UNPOSTED++ meet-and-greet / gallery walk through
San Francisco Center for the Book
Curators Imi Maufe and Lina Nordenström discuss their collaborative Nordic letterpress networking project and the artist books and prints on display for San Francisco Center for the Book's POSTED/UNPOSTED ++ exhibition. The evening will also examine the rapidly-growing, innovative book arts community in Scandinavia, Finland and Iceland. This event is part of the Nordic focus organized by Codex Polaris for CODEX 2019; participating artists will be present.  

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Open House: Letterform Archive
1001 Mariposa Street, Unit 304, San Francisco, CA 94107
Featuring a show and tell of items from the collection; hosted bar and nibbles. 
Contact info@letterformarchive.org for more details.

Earlier Event: December 9
Holiday Open House
Later Event: March 2
Mandala Monoprinting