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MACK at Hotshoe, London
Launch: Thursday 2 August, 6.30-9pm
Exhibition: 28 July – 31 August 2018
333 Portobello Road, W10 5SA, London

Hotshoe 333 is an independent cafe, gallery and bookshop run by the photography magazine Hotshoe. The magazine has regularly featured photographers published by MACK. We are pleased to collaborate with Hotshoe on a pop-up, which comprises a large range of books – from our early to very latest titles – and special editions. In particular, a limited edition portfolio of collotype prints by 10 artists, made in collaboration with the Japanese atelier Benrido will be on display.


MACK at Galerie Kernweine, Stuttgart
Pop-up: 7 May – 27 May 2018
Galerie Kernweine, Foto und Raum
Cottastraße 4  6, 70178 Stuttgart, Germany

Galerie Kernweine (g–k) is a visual arts space in Stuttgart, dedicated to photography and the discourse surrounding the photographic medium. 

g–k invited MACK to co-curate a selection of books from our catalogue for the g–k store, and welcome two artists based in Germany to speak about their wdork at the gallery. Both Kristina Jurotschkin and Hayashisa Tomiyasu have been shortlisted for the MACK First Book Award in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Presentations by artists
Wednesday 9 May, 8pm - Kristina Jurotschkin, Nothing But Clouds; Thursday 24 May, 8pm - Hayashisa Tomiyasu, TPP


MACK at CCP, Melbourne
The Art of Publishing - An Exhibition of MACK books
Opening: Friday 5 January, 6-9pm
Exhibition: 5 – 20 January 2018
404 George St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia

This exhibition, presented by Perimeter Books, traces the publishing history of MACK, the London based art book publisher. Originally established in 2004 under the imprint steidlMACK, MACK was founded in 2010 as an independent publishing house and is considered to be one of the world’s leading producers of contemporary and historical photography books. Highlighting the areas of interest and long-term relationships with artists that have resulted in some of the defining artist books of the twenty-first century, the show brings together more than 200 books, editions and related objects – many of which are rare and previously unseen in Australia – alongside original prints, explorations into digital publishing and the complete backlist of MACK.

Coinciding Events
Saturday 6 January – Lecture by Michael Mack, CCP Melbourne. Tickets available through
Sunday 7 January – Portfolio Reviews with Michael Mack & Dan Rule, CCP Melbourne. Tickets available through



MACK at Arcana: Books on the Arts
Opening: Saturday 25 November, 4-6pm
Exhibition: 25 November – 24 December
Arcana: Books on the Arts
8675 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California 90232 

Presenting some of the defining art and photography books of the 21st century, this exhibition traces the history of the publishing house, from its early days as the SteidlMACK imprint up until today. Work by artists such as Alec Soth, Broomberg & Chanarin, Collier Schorr, Paul Graham, Roe Ethridge, and Tacita Dean, as well as by emerging photographers, including recipients of the First Book Award, will chart the serpentine trajectory of the independent art publisher. All books on display, many of which are now out of print, will be available to purchase. 

About Arcana: Books on the Arts 
Originally founded in 1984, ARCANA is a specialist bookstore situated in a 4,500 square-foot historic industrial space in Culver City, Los Angeles. Stocked with over 100,000 publications, it is a haven for new, rare and out-of-print publications of 20th and 21st-century photography, art, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, and music.

Coinciding Events
3 December, 4-6pm – Alec Soth in conversation with Kate Palmer Albers [Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Arizona], followed by a book signing.


MACK at wer-haus, Barcelona
Opening: Thursday 15 June, 7-9pm
Exhibition: 15 June – 15 July 2017
Carrer d'Aragó, 287, 08009 Barcelona, Spain

We are excited to present an exhibition at wer-haus, the Barcelona gallery and concept store. MACK at wer-haus tells the story of the publishing house through an exhibition of books, editions and prints, many of which are now out of print. A broad range of the current MACK list will also be on display and available to purchase from the store.


MACK at Colette, Paris
Opening: Tuesday 8 November, 6-8pm
Exhibition: 7 November 3 December 2016
213 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris, France

On the occasion of Paris Photo 2016, Colette has invited Michael Mack of London-based publisher MACK to present a selection of books and wall-based artworks to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of the publishing house. In response, MACK has collaborated with Kyoto-based atelier Benrido to produce a limited edition portfolio of collotype prints, one of the oldest photographic processes in the history of the medium. The portfolio consists of 10 images by 10 different photographers. The images are printed on a range of Japanese washi papers, each print signed and numbered, preserved in a passepartout, and all 10 housed together in an embossed hardback slipcase. Edition of 10 [plus 10 APs + 2 PPs]. The artists included in the portfolio are: Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge, Guido Guidi, Takashi Homma, Mayumi Hosokura, Ron Jude, Joanna Piotrowska, Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine, Alec Soth, Carly Steinbrunn.

The 10 portfolio images will be exhibited at Colette, alongside special book editions produced by MACK.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a display of select MACK books, including new titles launching at Paris Photo with Gregory Halpern, Paul Graham, Mark Ruwedel, Clare Strand, Martin Kollar, Roe Ethridge, Stan Douglas and Allan Sekula.


MACK at IMA concept Store, TOKYO
5-23 April 2016
IMA concept Store
5-17-1 AXIS Bldg. 3F Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo 1060032