Join us for a special event presented by COVER Books and ZAPAH_lab. Grab a cocktail from our Mixologist-in-Residence, Jeff Banks, peruse the wonderful selection of books, be involved in a intimate discussion with ZAPAH_lab, smell their latest scents, and meander through our current exhibitions on view.

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COVER Books

Welcome to Cover Books’ Pop-Up SHOP and discover a uniquely curated selection of art and coffee table books. Subject matter includes photography, fine art, travel, film, fashion, and food. In addition peruse and purchase noteworthy magazines, Atlanta-produced zines, and selections from Atlanta Contemporary’s archive of Nexus Press books.

ZAPAH_lab

ZAPAH_lab LLC is a Atlanta based research and scent label founded in 2015, dedicated to creating unique and not boring scent blends. ZAPAH_lab works side-specific, multidisciplinary and research-based blends. We are inspired by pushing future possibilities of scent in media- and communication design, that open up from a better understand ourselves and the environment. ZAPAH_lab LLC is an anonymous duo of artist and a scientist, kids of the 90’s of the post-Soviet culture. And Zapah (запах - ‘zapakh’) means “smell” in the Slavic languages.

Jeff Banks

Banks’ booze journey began in 2012 at farm-to-table restaurant Graft in Grayson. He developed a strong, whiskey-focused cocktail program before leaving in 2014 to take up residence as beverage director at The Luminary in Krog Street Market. Banks quickly found his rhythm, winning multiple barcraft competitions around town while gaining a faithful following for creating drinks, such as the wildly popular rosé slushy before moving to Brush Sushi Izakaya in Decatur. Banks focused on the Japanese style of cocktail making, creating simple drinks with a high level technique. 


Upcoming Events

October 8 / 12:30pm
Contemporary Talks

A Conversation Between Sister Cities

Les Abattoirs and Atlanta Contemporary

Presented by Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States
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Atlanta Contemporary and Les Abattoirs partner together for a dynamic conversation between executive directors, Veronica Kessenich and Annabelle Ténèze, and how they steward their respective organizations through these unprecedented times.

October 17 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Discrit

Presented by Idea Capital
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Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.

October 25 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

Collage Postcards

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A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

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