Apr 08 - 10 2016


72 Salaminos str.
104 35 Athens

Nicolas Haeni & Thomas Rousset, Self Publish, Be Happy

Friday April 8th at 20:00 // SPBH TV Screenings & Talk
Saturday April 9th 10:00-17:00 // SPBH Workshop & Zine studio
Sunday April 10th 10:00-17:00 // SPBH Workshop & Zine studio
Sunday April 10th at 17:30 // SPBH Zine Presentation & Party

In the context of Atopos BlahBlahBlah programme ATOPOS cvc collaborated with Bruno Ceschel and Self Publish Be Happy, London. After Tate Modern, ICA, Serpentine and Aperture Foundation the founder of SPBH visited Athens and ATOPOS cvc on April 8th in order to talk about the phenomenon of self-publishing and presented his SPBH TV project along with his new book, a unique manual-manifesto on DIY photobooks and art editions.

On April 9th and 10th, during workshop hours, Atopos exhibition and space were open to the public. Additionally, just for that weekend Jamie Shaw (SPBH) set his zine-making studio in the premises of Atopos whereas on Sunday afternoon a party was held to celebrate the launch of the new zine.

The 15th issue of Slaves to Atopos (edition of 72) zine under the title #Self Publish Be Happy consists of 36 pages and includes a selection of works created by the participants of the SPBH workshop: Akis Karanos, Amalia Vekri, Andreas Simopoulos, Athanasios Gatos, HOPE, Ilan Manouach, Konstantinos Doumpenidis, Kostis Fokas, Mari Masouridou, Myrto Steirou and Yan Petris.

The Slaves to Atopos #15: SelfPublishBeHappy is available through Atopos online shop.

About Self Publish Be Happy
Self Publish Be Happy has been thoroughly presented through the Guardian, Dazed, the FT amongst others, as it constitutes a significant platform that supports and promotes DIY publications and self-publishers since 2010. It is a London-based organisation founded by Bruno Ceschel that collects, studies and celebrates self-published photobooks through an ongoing programme of workshops, live events and on/offline projects. Self Publish, Be Happy has organised events at a number of institutions around the world, including Tate Modern, The Photographer’s Gallery, ICA, Serpentine Galleries, C/O Berlin, Aperture Foundation and Kunsthal Charlottenborg amongst others.


Akis Karanos
Amalia Vekri
Andreas Simopoulos
Athanasios Gatos
Ilan Manouach
Konstantinos Doumpenidis
Kostis Fokas
Mari Masouridou
Myrto Steirou
Yan Petris

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