Antenne Books is a distributor for independent publishers. Established in London in 2010, Antenne Books distributes publications on art, photography, design, illustration, theory, writing, fashion and culture.
In the last decade, independent publishing rapidly grew, with many emerging publishers utilising new technologies and the ability to produce books on small scales and at low costs. Antenne Books was realised as a distribution platform against this background, initiated to support the large growth of these emerging publishers, who at the time had limited means to distribute their work using traditional models of book distribution. Antenne Books began by working with publishers Aki Books, Hassla, Nieves, Seems and The Institute of Social Hypocrisy, introducing retailers to publications that had, until then, rarely been available in Europe. Antenne Books now represents publishers from the UK, Europe, USA and Japan and distributes to a wide selection of bookshops and specialist retailers worldwide.
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This page was updated on 23rd May 2018.
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Symbolic Exchange, designed by OK-RM, was published in September 2016 after the 2015 Bold Tendencies exhibition. It includes interviews with artists Richard Wentworth, Metahaven and åyr, as well as additional texts and photography from the exhibition.
Published by REAL Foundation, 176 pgs, 17.8 × 11 cm, Softcover, 2016, 978-0-9935474-0-9