Catalogue Available (custodial edition)

2014, 22 × 27.4 × 3 cm, encased handmade book printed at Stichting Lettergieten 1983 using hot metal typesetting over digitally printed images, limited to an edition of 5.

Catalogue Available (custodial edition)

To complete The Kippenberger Challenge and equal Martin Kippenberger’s annual average printed output of 7.45 books, Farrar released five artist’s proofs of Catalogue Available (2011). Sealed in a plastic case, they now serve as a custodian edition of the original site-specific book which is otherwise unique and on permanent display in the library of Leeds College of Art.


Permanent exhibit in Leeds College of Art (Vernon Street) Library: 735.29 FAR. Lajevardi collection, 2015, Tehran, IR. Catalogue Available, 2011, Leeds College of Art, Leeds, UK.

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
☞ 11.9.18 – 14.1.19, guest artist-teacher, Fine Art Department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
☞ 25.8.18 – 28.10.18, ‘being as becoming: liberating-art and/or liberating art’ at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, curated by Freek Lomme
☞ 6.7.18 - 25.8.18, ‘The odd uneven time’ group exhibition at Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
☝︎ 1.5.17 – 1.5.19 For two years my work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the Mondriaan Fund (Netherlands)
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Dürst Britt & Mayhew
colophon was built with the ingenuity and patience of DisplayHooray.
The typeface used throughout is Maria Pro, created by Phil Baber, whose 2010 design for the Index book reappears here in the work pages.
Credit also goes to Qubik for my original website (2010–2014), which lives on in the icon based home page.