PrivatePrint is an art book publishing house from Skopje, N. Macedonia. Since 2016, their practice is dedicated to editing, creating and supporting artists’ books, art and curatorial research projects, artists’ writings and related publications. Based on the premise that art and publishing are the perfect match for the democratization of culture, their mission is to disseminate art ideas and to make them easily available. The founders and editors-in-chief of PrivatePrint are Marija Hristova and Ilija Prokopiev.

The publishing practice of PrivatePrint is based on a complete editorial work starting from the selection of the project, through a close collaboration with the artist in the process of creating/conceiving of the work, to the graphic design, printing, promotion and the distribution. The publishing programs of PrivatePrint include: artistic research projects by authors from different creative disciplines; documentary projects with an interdisciplinary approach on contemporary art, architecture, design, social issues and similar topics; as well as the newest Emerging Concepts Edition, developed on the basis of occasional thematic open calls that touch upon issues from fields such as activism, politics, identity, issues around which it is important to develop a new and innovative discourse from an artistic angle.
PrivatePrint offers services for design and preparation for printing books, catalogues, portfolios and similar publications, upon a request by an author or an institution. Clients and collaborators: Museum of Contemporary Art - Skopje \ Macedonian Young Lawyers Association \ Tiiiit! Inc. (First Born Girl Festival) \ Center for Research of Nationalism and Culture (C.I.N.I.K.) \ IMPACT Institute for research \ Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) \ Balkan Civil Society Development Network (BCSDN) \ Feminist platform - Meduza \ Helsinki Committee for Human Rights - Skopje.
PrivatePrint Studio is an association for interdisciplinary research and practices in contemporary art, established in 2018. The goals of the Studio are aimed at scientific and interdisciplinary research and practice in contemporary art and culture, with a special focus on art books as a model for contemporary artistic practice, seen in a larger socio-cultural context. Part of the goals of the Studio are promoting active engagement in independent cultural scene and raising awareness about new media and forms of expression in contemporary art, in the Macedonian context, as well as on the international scene. The activities include organizing exhibitions, publications, presentations, multimedia events and collaborative projects, resulting from the research and interdisciplinary practice of the Studio.