Moritz Grünke

Born in 1980, Moritz Grünke studied fine arts and graphics at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle (Germany) and did his degree in 2008. From 2008 he was part of the offspace dieschönestadt in Halle until it’s closing in 2012.


In 2007 he and Franziska Brandt found a small press for artzines and artists’ books named Gloria Glitzer. Moritz Grünke collects artists’ publications and attends with Gloria Glitzer at several art book festivals all over the world and founded artzines.net a blog dedicated to self-publishing artists.


From 2012 on he and Franziska Brandt run We make it a passionate design and riso printing studio as well exhibition space based in Berlin. It also hosts the Herbarium Riso, a public library on risograph printed artists’ publications.


Since 2015 he also works as curator and coordinator at MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair.


 

Artzines & artists’ books

House With Sculpture · with Josephin Ritschel & Franziska Brandt · art print · first edition · print run 100 · 2016 more →
Multiplex · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 150 · 2016 more →
Cindy · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 250 · 2016 more →
The Non · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 150 · 2016 more →
Čista Zona · with Sergej Vutuc · first edition · print run 400 · 2016 more →
About #5 · with Alexis Beauclair & Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 100 · 2016 more →
chainchainchain Kopie.jpg · with Nadja Buttendorf & Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 150 · 2016 more →
WorkWork NoNo · with Franziska Brandt · first Edition · print run 150 · 2015 more →
Tragovi · with Sergej Vutuc & Franziska Brandt · first second edition · print run 150 150 · 2016 more →
Dragon Skin · with Nadja Buttendorf & Franziska Brandt · art print · funding edition · print run 100 · 2015 more →
Tell a rock to relax · with Ting Cheng, Chihoi, Son Ni, Pei Yu Shen, Ling Yu Tai & Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 100 · 2015 more →
Turn Over · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 250 · 2014
Fortune · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 250 · 2014
Brick Wall · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 20 · 2014 more →
Forms A+B · two A3 art prints · first edition · print run 60 · 2014 more →
MINE. an asset-light existence · with Romy Kießling, Veronica Wüst & Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 100 · 2013 more →
J.G.P.C. · with Jay Gard & Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 100 · 2013 more →
Thrown into the Sea · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 65 · 2013 more →
Precision · first edition · print run 10 · 2012 more →
Constructs No1 · first second edition · print run 60 100 · 2012 2013 more →
I even tidied up my room, mom! · first second edition · print run 50 60 · 2011 2012 more →
Deal With Roy · with Franziska Brandt · first second edition · print run 60 120 · 2011 2012 more →
Ich bin so Sanft! · with Franziska Brandt · first edition · print run 40 · 2011 more →
About#2 · first edition · print run 100 · 2010 more →
Rasteransteuerung (Raster control) · first edition · print run 100 · 2009 more →

 

organised

2015–2017 MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair · with Yaiza Camps, & Michalis Pichler more →
2016 Colors unite! · at Jan van Eyck Academy (Charles Nypels Lab) · Maastricht more →
2015 Something is seen, but … · with Nadja Buttendorf & Franziska Brandt · at We make it · Berlin more →
2015 Tell a rock to relax · with Ting Cheng, Chihoi, Son Ni, Pei Yu Shen, Ling Yu Tai & Franziska Brandt · at We make it · Berlin more →
2013 Mine. An asset-light existence · with Romy Kießling, Veronica Wüst & Franziska Brandt · at We make it · Berlin more →
2013 J.G.P.C. · with Franziska Brandt & Jay Gard · at We make it · Berlin more →
2012 We make it · with Franziska Brandt · at We make it · Berlin more →
2011 I’ve Zine the Darkness · with Franziska Brandt · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2011 Vice City · with dieschönestadt · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2010 Euphorieattrappen und Hypothesenstrass · with Franziska Brandt· at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2009 All You Can Schenken 2 · with Franziska Brandt & Birgit Kindler · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2009 La Peng Püff · with Edna Niclas · at Weißensee academy of art · Berlin more →
2009 Offshore · with dieschönestadt · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2009 Sorgenfrei von Anfang an · with Franziska Brandt · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →
2008 All You Can Schenken · with Franziska Brandt, Birgit Kindler & Max Neupert · at dieschönestadt · Halle & Berlin more →
2008 Brut · with dieschönestadt · at dieschönestadt · Halle more →

 

Talks & Workshops

2016 Journée d’étude ARTZINES #1 · with Phoenix Grayson, Dominique De Beir, Samuel Etienne, Antoine Lefebvre, Virginie Lyobard, Laura Morsch-Kihn, Vincent Passerat, Catherine Schwartz · at ESADHaR · Rouen more →
2016 Gloria Glitzer & Herbarium Riso · at PrintRoom · Rotterdam more →
2016 Herbarium Riso · with students of Texas State University · at We make it · Berlin more →
2016 Riso get-together · at MISS READ, Akademie der Künste · Berlin
2015 Riso workshop · with students of htw · at sehen und ernten · Berlin
2015 Artists who do books · public talk with Franziska Brandt · at Burg Giebichenstein · Halle more →
2013 Volk#3 · workshop in cooperation with Volk · at We make it · Halle more →
2012 Artzines.de · talk (supported by Goethe Institut Madrid) · at Libros Mutantes · Madrid more →

 

Exhibitions

July 14th to 18th, 2017 — MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair · at HKW · Berlin more →
Apr. 1st to 2nd, 2017 — Bristol Artist's Book Event · at Arnolfini · Bristol more →
Oct. 14th to 16th, 2016 — Nitty Gritty · at PrintRoom · Rotterdam more →
Nov. 25th to 27th, 2016 — Grafixx · at DE Studio · Antwerp more →
Oct. 14th to 16th, 2016 — Fanzine! Festival · at Parc of La Villette · Paris more →
Sep. 15th to 18th, 2016 — NY Art Book Fair · at MoMA P.S.1 · New York more →
Sep. 10th, 2016 — Artist Self-Publishers’ (ASP) Fair · at ICA · London more →
Sep. 3rd, 2016 — Risorama Festival · at Protein Studios · London more →
June 10th to 12th, 2016 — MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair · at Akademie der Künste · Berlin more →
May 6th to 7th, 2016 — Ghent Art Book Fair · at Riot · Ghent more →
Apr. 22nd to 24th, 2016 — Libros Mutantes · at La Casa Encendida · Madrid more →
Mar. 18th to 20th, 2016 — The Millionaires Club · at GfzK · Leipzig more →
Feb. 12th to 14th, 2016 — LA Art Book Fair · at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA · Los Angeles more →
Sep. 12th, 2015 — Artist Self-Publishers’ (ASP) Fair · at ICA · London more →
Sep. 17th to 20th, 2015 — NY Art Book Fair · at MoMA P.S.1 · New York more →
Sep. 12th, 2015 — Artist Self-Publishers’ (ASP) Fair · at ICA · London more →
June 26th to 28th, 2015 — MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair · at Akademie der Künste · Berlin more →
May 4th, 2015 — Riso performance for txtbook#one launch · at Meinblau · Berlin more →
Apr. 24th to 26th, 2015 — Libros Mutantes · at La Casa Encendida · Madrid more →
Mar. 13th to 15th, 2015 — Millionaires Club · at GfzK · Berlin more →
Dec. 13th to 14th, 2014 — Friends with Books · at Café Moskau · Berlin more →
Nov. 21st to Dec 28th, 2014 — The Liberated Page · at Le Commun · Geneva more →
Sep. 26th to 28th, 2014 — NY Art Book Fair · at MoMA P.S.1 · New York more →
Mar. 15th, 2014 — It’s a Book · at Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig · Leipzig more →
Mar. 14th to 16th, 2014 — The Millionairs Club · at KUB Gallery · Leipzig more →
Mar. 15th to Apr. 5th, 2014 — Statements zum Archiv des Untoten · at Kulturstiftung des Bundes · Halle (Saale) more →
Jan. 30th to Feb. 2nd, 2014 — LA Art Book Fair · at MOCA · Los Angeles more →
Sep. 19th to 22th, 2013 — MISS READ: The Berlin Art Book Fair · at abc – art berlin contemporary · Berlin more →
July 18th to July 21st, 2013 — Copeland Book Market · at Bold Tendencies · London more →
June 28th to June 30th, 2013 — 4th Independent Publishers & Zine Fair Vienna · Kunsthalle Wien · Vienna more →
May 29th to May 31st, 2013 — The Book Affair · San Lorenzo · Venice more →
Apr. 23rd to 28th, 2013 — Libro s Mutantes · La Casa Encendida · Madrid more →
Mar. 16th 2013 — It’s a Book, It’s a Stage, It’s a Public Place · Central Theater · Leipzig more →
Apr. 20th to Apr. 22nd, 2012 — Libros Mutantes · La Casa Encendida · Madrid more →
Nov. 10th to Dec. 10th, 2011 — NEW STAND · Arts & Sciences PROJECTS · New York more →
Oct. 28th to Oct. 30th, 2011 — PA/PER VIEW · Onomatopee · Eindhoven more →
Oct. 14th to Oct. 15th, 2011 — First Issue – Dead or Alive with Gloria Glitzer · Frankfurt (Main) more →
Oct. 14th, 2011 — Kunst des schönen Spiels der Empfindungen · .HBC Berlin more →
Sep. 17th, 2011 — Zine*Fair with Gloria Glitzer · Kunsthalle Wien · MQ Vienna more →
Jul. 1st to Jul. 2nd, 2011 — C|O Berlin Book Days with Gloria Glitzer · C|O Berlin more →
Apr 27th, 2011 — La Noche de los Libros Mutantes · La Casa Encendida · Madrid more →
Oct. 8th to Oct. 10th, 2010 — Preview Berlin · Berlin Tempelhof more →
Jan. 15th to Feb. 6th, 2010 — By grouping items into units we remember better · Galerie dieschönestadt more →
Dez. 11th, 2009 to Jan. 17th, 2010 — Anonyme Zeichner 10 · Kunstraum Bethanien more →
Oct. 24th to Nov. 1st, 2009 — Plain Blend · Exhibition as a part of dieschönestadt · Kunsthaus Erfurt more →
July 22nd to July 31st, 2009 — An der Spitze gehts nach oben · Kunstraum Oranienstraße 47 · Berlin more →
July 25th to Sep. 5th, 2009 — Offshore · Galerie dieschönestadt · Halle more →
Apr. 18th to June 13th, 2009 — So nah wie nie zuvor · Kunstverein Rügen · Putbus more →
Mar. 28th to Apr. 5th, 2009 — Tolle Atolle · Kulturpalast Wedding International · Berlin more →
Feb. 28th to Apr. 26th, 2009 — Tourists · Galerie Hartwich · Sellin more →

 

Collections

Museum of Modern Art — Manhattan Artists' Books Library · New York link →
Metropolitan Museum of Art — Thomas J. Watson Library · New York link →
Tate Library and Archive · London link →
Weserburg — Center for Artist’s Publications · Bremen link →
Flaxman Library — SAIC · Chicago link →
Graphic Arts Collection — Princeton University · Princeton link →
Printing Historical Collection — London College of Communication · London link →
Maryland Institute College of Art — The Decker Library · Baltimore link →
The Liberated Page · Geneva link →
Macedonian Artists’ Books Library · Skopje link →
Librairie Kleber · Strasbourg link →
Arts & Sciences Projects · New York link →
Artphilein Foundation · Vaduz link →
Minnesota State University · Mankato link →
Archive for Artist Publications · Munich link →
General Public Library · New York
Booklet Library · Tokyo link →
Zine Lib · Aarhus

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