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AD BOOK is an e-book that consists entirely of advertisements for artists, galleries, publications, businesses, and anything arts related. Through both open call and invitation, BFFA3AE received over 200 ads from emerging and established artists and institutions from New York, London, and elsewhere. AD BOOK contributors purchased ad space based on a price determined by BFFA3AE’s own invented system of value. Each ad—like all great advertising—teeters at the edge of expression, promotion, and common sense. Taken as a whole, AD BOOK testifies to how perverse and diverse any self-respecting marketplace of ideas ought to be. With an introduction by Artforum publisher Knight Landesman.

Introduction by Knight Landesman

Pablo Braceli, Mika Tajima

Light Industry, Kim Asendorf, Andreas Ervik

Daniel Leyva, Steven Downs LLC, Oso Press, DAS INSTITUT

Elizabeth Jaeger

Birgit Rathsmann, Adam Wilkinson, Amalia Ulman, W.A.G.E.

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BFFA3AE is a New York based collective consisting of artists Daniel Chew, Micaela Durand, and Matt Gaffney. They formed in 2008 and their work exists on the internet and offline in the form of videos, performances, sculptures, and installations.

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