Artist Books 3.0

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The Artist Book 3.0 forum is for artists, curators, librarians, students, and researchers interested in artist books and the book arts.

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Klaus von Mirbach replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 13 (ANYTHING you are busy with/subject of your choice) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"After all that art working, today: bookbinding: making hard covers."
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Doors A pocket book of concealing/revealing. Doors are conceptually interesting portals to Other Places.  They represent opposites by virtue  of their closed/open position  - concealing/revealing, secreting/displaying,…"
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Book arts in photography

Started by Marco Castoldi in Sample Title. Last reply by RAVIKUMAR KASHI Apr 4. 3 Replies

Sourcing Artists' Books in Australia

Started by Jo Canham in Sample Title. Last reply by judy bourke Mar 13. 3 Replies

Women and Artists' Books

Started by Gemma Meek in Sample Title. Last reply by judy bourke Mar 13. 9 Replies

In the Media

Ruscha;s archive goes to the Getty

Picasso artists' books exhibition in Germany

Article on artists' books in The Age (Melbourne, Australia) here

Article on Central Booking in The Art Newspaper

New York Times review of WSW exhibition at Islip Art Museum

OPB interrview with Roberta Lavadour here

Time Out Chicago article on Brian Dettmer's dissected books - here plus a blog interview here.

Art Forum article on Charline von Heyl artists' books. here

Miami Herald Article about Jaffe centre for Book Arts here

Keith Smith exhibition at University of Rochester review

Review in The Guardian and another in The Independent of the exhibition Blood on Paper at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Engage 12 issue on Book Art is available online here as a PDF.


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Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowship

The Australian Library of Art at the State Library of Queensland (in Brisbane, Australia)  is offering two Fellowships for 2014.

The Fellowships offer a stipend of AU$9,000 each, priority access to the collections, and research support from specialist librarians.

One Fellowship is available to artists’ books makers to create a new work based on SLQ collections.

The other Fellowship is for researchers interested in generating new knowledge about artists’ books from SLQ’s extensive and nationally significant collection.

Entry forms will be available from 24 March and applications open on 1 April 2014. Applications close on 15 May 2014.




Sympoisum and Book Fair


1-2 March 204

Melbourne, Australia


CLICK HERE for program and information




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