“Grey Guide” Book Launch

Presented by ARCA (The Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference/La Conférence des collectifs et des centres d’artistes autogérés)

Nautilus Bookstore

Saturday 23 September 2017 - 5:30-6:30pm



The Grey Guide to Artist–Run Publishing and Circulation is composed of a series of seven briefs written and developed by artist, critic, cultural worker and art librarian Felicity Tayler. Produced by the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference (ARCA), the Grey Guide launch party will be held at the Nautalis bookstore.

Read the full publication here:


Brief 01 — What is a Public, What is Publicity?

Brief 02 — From Dissemination to Circulation

Brief 03 — Material Conditions

Brief 04a — Moral and Legislative Economies of Artist-Run Publishing

Brief 04b — Copyright as a Practice of Daily Life for Artists and Artist-Run Publishers

Brief 05 — Situating Artist-Run Publishing within Digital Culture

Brief 06 — Resources and Resourcefulness

Brief 07 — The Post-Digital Now