The bestiary is fun - in my usual dark way (the images are from Berlin). I sent the mock-up off for a residency in New Orleans (I wish it was now - I can't stand this winter we're having!). I'm going next week to Boston for the traveling Art of the Book exhibition at McMullen Museum, Boston College (it's a black tie affair). Off to LA next month and then Chicago for SGC. You've got any U.S. plans or will that be post-thesis?
Hi Andrew, I did a mock-up for a pop-up bestiary, am working on a rubber stamp book commissioned by the Jaffe, and a painting that may be for my show in London if the gallery is still open by then! Also working on opening a space here and a few curatorial exhibition ideas.
And how's the thesis going?
"Wow, and what a load of useless dross the Printed Blog is.
If I was prone to conspiracy theories, and I am, this to me looks like a great way of replacing actual print news with complete idiotic distraction. I felt my brain turning to mushy Pulp…"
"I was discussing this with a group of young writers at TINA in Newcastle NSW recently. It is taken very seriously by them to get writing for certain Blogs, or building a readership of their own or for a collective of their peers. As they create a…"
"The hierarchies of publishing technologies is dying. Some of the greatest writing is on Blogs, and some of the worst published in Hardcover and distributed in multiple languages.
It makes it easier to say what publishing is - making something…"
The exhibition presents two connected bodies of material: a survey of artists’ books by Australian painter, sculptor and bookmaker Robert Jacks (1942-2014), and an extensive selection of publications drawn from Jacks’ own collection, many of which were purchased from Printed Matter in the early years of the organization.
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