We are excited to announce our new event venue. Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair will take place at Atelierhaus Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien between May 26-28, 2023. Planned as a hybrid event, Fanzineist will meet you both physically and online.

This year, you will also be able to follow and attend Fanzineist Vienna events such as online exhibitions, talks, concerts and workshops from all over the world, via fanzineist.com and our social media channels, as in previous years.

We are now accepting applications for Fanzineist Vienna 2023. The submission deadline is Sunday, April 23rd at 23:59. Please submit your application via the form.

Registration is open to artists, zinesters, writers, publishers, galleries, institutions and bookshops.


Fanzineist is an annual independent publisher event that takes place in Vienna, Austria. It is focused on showcasing self-published publications and independent works in the fields of art, design, literature, culture and more. The fair provides a platform for artists, writers, and publishers, galleries, institutions and bookshops: to present and sell their works to a wider audience, as well as to network and connect with others in the scene.

Cooperation Partners: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna & Wohlmut

Open Call For Remote Participation

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We have two more open calls! If you are unable to attend the event in person, Fanzineist Vienna provides an opportunity for you to participate remotely. Fanzineist Vienna has an open call for publishers and artists who would like to contribute their art books and zines to the exhibition at Atelierhaus Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien between May 26-28, 2023. If you are interested, you can send your art books or zines to “Wohlmutstrasse 4, A-1020, Vienna, Austria” until 5th of May.

To ensure your publication is properly exhibited, don’t forget to include the publication’s name, title, medium and the year with your submission. The publications received by post will be displayed in international art book & zine exhibition.

If you want to be physically present in Fanzineist and have a table about your publications, you can apply via fanzineist.com.
In order to participate by mail, you do not need to fill out any application form.

Our second open call for the Online International Art Book & Zine Exhibition, and we invite you to participate.

This virtual exhibition will take place in a 3D gallery, providing a platform for artists and publishers to showcase their original publications to a global audience. Visitors will have the chance to browse and purchase the publications directly from the exhibitors.

Whether you are an artist seeking to expand your reach or a publisher looking to promote your work, this exhibition offers a valuable opportunity to showcase your publications to a wide audience. Moreover, this virtual event offers artists the chance to exhibit their work even if a physical event is not possible in their country.

The virtual exhibition allows visitors to control their movements by keyboard or touch, zoom in, and receive additional information about the publications and artists. It offers a dynamic and interactive experience that will engage visitors and showcase your work in a unique and innovative way.

You can apply now to online exhibition.

Deadline: April 23, 2023

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Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair

Online Edition

11. 08.- 25. 09. 2022


Fanzineist Vienna Art Book & Zine Fair welcomes artists, publishers, and other creative people to share their stories, knowledge, and love of zines and art books. For 1.5 months, 105 exhibitors from 35 countries will present their publications in the virtual fair. Fanzineist Vienna takes place as an online fair this year to attract the attention of a wider, global audience. Online visitors have the opportunity to see more than +400 publications in a 3D Gallery. The virtual exhibitions continue till 25th September on fanzineist.com.


Fanzineist Vienna, which brings together small and independent publishers, has set itself the goal of making zines and art books more accessible to its audience through exhibitions, workshops and lectures whilst introducing newcomers to the culture of self-publication. In addition, concerts and video streams across platforms are offered to visitors.

The virtual art book & zine exhibition takes place in the form of a 3D gallery and offers artists & publishers a virtual display for their publications. Visitors can take a look at a wide variety of original publications that are also available for purchase from the exhibitors directly. Artists & publishers can use this virtual event as an exhibition space. In the virtual exhibition, the viewer can control the movements by keyboard or touch, zoom in and receive additional information about the publications and artists.

Bringing together publishers, artists, publishing collectives, bookstores, magazines, galleries and various non-profit organizations producing on art books and fanzines, Fanzineist Vienna aims to bring these productions, which are realized on a wide publication scale, to the visitors. +400 publications consisting of art, design, literature, comics, theory, architecture, sociology, music, lgbti+ and queer publications come together in virtual art book and zine exhibitions. With our online format, Fanzineist Vienna evolves into an online international celebration of independent art book and zine publishing


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Virtual Exhibitions

The public program consists of zine workshops by Sick Love Zine and Yago Cura (HINCHAS Press), talks from various artists & international publishers such as Draw Down Books, Can Yalcinkaya, Maria Kuzik, Mangal Media, Carla Vaccaro, music performances by Bunu Sen Istedin, Zoomk-Ru -Tu, Şeker Dutlar, video presentations & screenings by Johnnie B. Baker (Budget Press), BluRaven C. Houvener //  Nicodemus //Matchez, Daniëlle van Hilten (Beauxhil), Aparna Nori, Bard Graduate Center & Richard Tuttle, L. Loves Art Books (Lia Nalbantidou, Nikos Kachrimanis, Ioustini Drakoulakou), Margot Terc, Alexandra Stelmashonok, Paolo Covino and many more.

Fanzineist Vienna  Art Book & Zine Fair is free, online and open to the public. The fair will take place across different platforms like on fanzineist.com, Youtube, Instagram and Zoom. The full schedule and details are on fanzineist.com:

Fanzineist Vienna is a non-profit art book & zine fair organised by Deniz Beser.

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