The Bookfair is showing diverse works by artists from Montreal and elsewhere, focusing on issues close to anarchists and exploring themes of autonomy. The works can be found in the hallways of the first, second and third floors and on the stage in the Main Hall.

Travelling Wobbly Show (

Touring 25 cities in the US and Canada, a collection of graphics commemorating the centennial year of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Celebrate People's History
Poster series
Josh McPhee (

An on-going project producing and showing posters that focus on important moments in 'people's history': from the Mujeres Libres to the recent Bolivian water struggle.

History of Street Stenciling
Slide show (loop)
Josh McPhee

One hundred photos of street stencils from throughout history and around the world, to convey the important role street stenciling has played in social movements.

Soleil Radieux and Blitzkrieg Brain Wash
Acrylic on wood and mixed media; acrylic on canvas
Tournesal Plante

Two works which represent our civilisation, consumption, its opulence. The city is represented as a dump, a place founded on ruins and war.

Three tableaus
Mixed media
Jocelène Jean-Baptiste

The sidewalks are overflowing with discoveries and an unlimited quantity of metal, rusted by acid rain.

Recess; Satellitehead; Asswipe and Untitled
Acrylic on canvas
Kim Fox

The paintings are part of an ongoing study of North American culture; examining our relationships with television and relations of suppressor vs. suppressed.

Punk tribe, Night life and Killing to Survive
Pencil on paper
Tal H.

Three sketches by an Israeli artist which explore modern tribalism, urban alienation, and survival.

Plan Colombia
Banner (recycled soda bottle fabric)
Beehive Design Collective

This graphic attempts to expose the so-called "war on drugs" as a smokescreen for the interests of multinationals in the Amazon's natural resources.

Fight against impunity and international accompaniment in Guatemala
Projet Accompagnement Québec-Guatemala

The exhibit is meant to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of repression of armed conflict, and about the work of Guatemalan communities and organisations for justice.

The Massacre of the Innocents (Guatemala)
Diorama (wood, paper and ink)
Freda Guttman (1984)

Part of a large installation work, "¡Guatemala! The Road of War" created at the height of the brutal repression of the Mayan people of Guatemala; also a homage to Goya's "Disasters of War' etchings.

Modern Democracies
Acrylic on canvas

Arab countries are "led" by dictatorships that rule with an iron fist, many of them US allies and serving as their local police. American "ideology" is freedom and democracy; American reality is imperialism and hypocrisy.

Baghdad - Jerusalem, via Montreal
Ehab Lotayef

A selection of photos from Lotayef's trip to Iraq in 2003 and a few from his trip to Palestine in 2004, which bring home the resistance of daily life under brutal occupations.

Reading in the Ruins
Diorama (cardboard and paper)
Freda Guttman (2004)

Paper replica of a work in Guttman's installation, "Notes From the 20th: Walter". An inspirational confirmation of the power of words, of thinking, of the mind, of understanding and knowledge in the midst of the horror of our times.

Works on cloth
Romy Ceppetelli

Our bodies and their stories are tangible and ephemeral; choices that we make about what to remember and what to let go create history and new possibilities for the present and the future.

Prisoner artwork
Mixed, mostly paper and ink
Various artists

Powerful array of artwork by prisoners in the US, mostly done on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Collected by Anarchist Black Cross Chicago.