• Carine BIENFAIT, Belgium.

Since 1992, Carine Bienfait has headed the JAP association, which is headquartered at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels;

She has developed the mission to raise awareness of contemporary art through high-level conferences, films on art, meeting with artists, courses ... etc.

But also the meetings around the artist's book and the rare book.

In this context she organized many conferences in Brussels on the subject and created in 2012 the Artists Print fair which takes place annually at BRASS around the multiple and the artist's book. This fair brings together many publishers who, on selection, are kindly invited to participate.

For many years, JAP has also been producing editions to allow youngsters to acquire works by well-known artists at affordable prices.

With her husband Michel Baudson they have for many years established a collection of artists' books. A small number of them were presented at Summer 78 in Brussels.

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