Conditions of Entry
Please read in full before submitting to turn the page artists’ book fair.
No age restriction.
Open to professional and amateur book artists, publishers and artists inspired or informed by the book form.
All selection decisions are final and notification of acceptance will be made via email.
There is a non-returnable submission fee of £10
Commission will not be charged on work sold at the fair although selected artists will be required to pay an exhibiting fee for the two days, payable once you have received notification of your inclusion in the fair. The fees relate to the size and type of space required by the artist/group and can be seen on the submission form. The exhibitors fee goes towards covering costs of the venue, promotion, advertising and more. Your contribution keeps ttp running and growing.
Artists should be aware they will be required to attend the fair to oversee their own work for the whole two day event. Please talk to the turn the page team about exceptions to this condition.
i.e. if you live abroad or cannot attend for some other acceptable reason.
Artists are responsible for setting up/hanging/displaying their own work and will be allocated a space on arrival at the Forum.
Artists are required to arrive at the forum between 8am - 9.30am on Friday ensuring enough time to set up for a 10am start on both Friday and Saturday and to only start packing away after 5pm on Saturday
All selected work must be presented in a professional manner. If you bring additional work it must be book related.
A hanging system or Velcro is provided for display panels. Please Note: nails, screws or adhesives cannot be used to hang work.
Any special display requirements must be previously arranged with the turn the page organisers.
Artists are required to leave their exhibition space as they found it and ʻmake goodʼ any damage that may have been caused by the display of their work.
Artists will be required to fill in a feedback form towards the end of the two day event, this will include detail of sales made during the event. All information provided will be used for statistical purposes only.
Artists must arrange for any plinth or display case exhibited artworks that are sold to be collected after 6pm on the second day of the event.
The Forum is a public building and the sensitivities of the general public must be considered, work deemed to be offensive will not be selected for exhibition. In the event of a member of the public making a complaint about work exhibited at the fair the turn the page team retains the right to request removal of that work.
Artists will be required to allow images of their work to be displayed on the turn the page website, Facebook page, twitter, instagram, fair catalogue and any other public forum deemed necessary for communication, publicity and marketing purposes.
Each exhibitor confirms by signing the Submission Form ʻDeclarationʼ that they hold the moral, intellectual and copyrights of their submitted work and that they will be bound by turn the page Conditions of Entry.
Although every care will be taken to ensure the safety of the works on show, turn the page will not be held responsible for any loss or damage to artists’ works.
Artists are strongly advised to arrange their own insurance.