21st January, 2017: The New Delhi Art Book Fair is all set to give India its first own art book fair on 22nd, 23rd and 24th November, 2017 with support and in collaboration with India Habitat Center, New Delhi. NDABF draws its inspiration from the passion of its founders for books of literature, of visual arts, of architecture, of photography, of design as well as from all the other Art Book Fairs established around the world whether in NYC, LA, Philadelphia, Toronto, London, Berlin, Tokyo or Singapore.
The New Delhi Art Book Fair endeavors to unveil, showcase and promote the scrumptious, unique and mysterious world of Indian and foreign Art, Architecture, Photography, Design, Crafts books for the pleasure of illustrated books’ lovers from India and abroad. The New Delhi Art Book Fair will be a yearly Haveli of Wonders and tribute to India’s mesmerizing 5000-year reservoir and storyline of mythological narratives, of modern fictions, of art, of sculptures, of photographs all contained in beautiful monographs, Art catalogues, Journals, Magazines, Fanzines.
The festival welcomes all actors of Indian Arts –artists, photographers, architects, designers, illustrators, gallery owners, agents, members of institutions, booksellers, antiquarians, librarians- and invites them to meet and interact constructively with the world of Indian and foreign –large or small, independent or not- art book publishers.
Amongst diverse activities that the festival will organize it includes exhibitions, workshops, master classes by artists, exhibition display by national and international publishers of art books, panel discussions, networking opportunities and cultural performances.