META/BOOKS is an organisation and publishing house dedicated to visual culture, photography and design. We develop cutting-edge publishing, online and offline events, and education programmes. Founded in 2014 by Delphine Bedel, META/BOOKS works with leading cultural institutions, festivals, museum and art and design academies. Our focus is media culture, social, feminist and environmental issues. 


Delphine Bedel provides consulting for book development, make an appointment metabookslab [at] gmail.com. The first consulting session is 2 hours. 

Delphine Bedel is a feminist artist, curator, lecturer, and publisher. Her work is exhibited internationally. She’s a frequent speaker in international conferences and seminars, including Centre Pompidou, Paris, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Chelsea College of Art and Design London, etc. She writes for books and magazines. Founder of Meta/Books, a feminist publishing platform and research platform for emerging photographers and designers. Known for her cutting-edge publications and feminist education projects, she works with leading cultural institutions, photography festivals and art and design academies. She is a Member of the German Photography Academy and was Advisor for the Mondriaan Fund. She is part of the Berlin-based publisher’s network Drucken Heften Laden. delphinebedel.com 


We organise self-publishing workshops and feminist publishing workshops a few times a year. The workshops are for artists, photographers, designers, writers, bloggers, architects, academics, etc. Delphine Bedel has 12 years of experience teaching publishing. Register to the newsletter to be informed of upcoming workshops.

Past workshops took place at Foto Forum Frankfurt (DE), Le Bal Paris (FR), Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin (DE), Master Artistic Research, Royal Academy of Art, Den Haag (NL), Contact Photography Festival, Toronto (CA), Universität den Kunst, Berlin, Intersectional Matter (DE), Neue Schüle für Fotografie, Berlin (DE) Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design (DE) and previously at Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (NL), Kassel Kunsthochschule (DE), Unseen, Amsterdam (NL), Fotodepartament, Saint Petersburg (RU), Geneva University of Art and Design (CH), Design Academy Eindhoven (NL), Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam (NL), Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (NL). Piet Zwart Institute / WDKA, Rotterdam, Dutch Art Institute/ArtEZ, Arnhem(NL), Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin, Mulhouse (FR), etc. 


We don't take submissions at the moment. 


Keep informed about META/BOOKS new releases, join us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram @meta_books. Through our newsletter and social media we provide information about our newest releases, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, special offers and more. metabookslab [at] gmail.com


Director: Delphine Bedel
Email: metabookslab [at] gmail.com

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