FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL book release event, 28.10. Cologne

Photo of the book "FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL" openend on a table.

28.10.22, IDYLL Cologne

Super happy to announce that the FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL book is finally here:

FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL: COLLECTED CONFESSIONS features handwritten confessions by failed artists collected around the world, from New York to Minsk. 550 pages, countless failures.

Edition of 100, signed and numbered
12 x 17 cm, 552 pages
Softcover, Embossing, Swiss brochure with open thread stitching, digital print

ISBN 978-3-948628-06-2
nomen nominandum buch, Bremen [ ]

Kindly supported by Stiftung Kunstfonds & Neustart Kultur

Book release Party

28.10.2022, 19:00

Trimbornstr. 7
51105 Cologne


Have you failed? Artistically, economically, does your mommy like your art?

We, the FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL, are here to discuss all the wonderful ways of failing. Join us and become a FAILED ARTIST today! 

FAILED ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL is an intervention that enables a critical, yet playful discussion of (artistic) failures. To become a failed artist, you need to sign up and describe your personal failure. If accepted, you will receive the membership button – and join the community of more than 450 certified failed artists. 

Founded in 2017 by Florian Egermann, F.A.I. has been featured at festivals, art galleries and museums around the world. It is the leading network for failed artists.

2017, Schmiede, Hallein, Austria
2017, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
2017, Chaos Computer Conference, Leipzig, Germany
2018, Alfred Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
2018, Gold+Beton, Cologne, Germany
2018, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
2018, Flux Factory, New York, USA
2019, OK16, Minsk, Belarus
2019, Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2019, Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
2021, Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznań