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TEXTures: an exhibition of texts, textures and structure in artists’ books at Archives and Special Collections Doornfontein Campus Library University of Johannesburg

April 21, 2014 all day
The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Library in partnership with The Jack Ginsberg Collection of Artists’ Books presents an exhibition curated by Jack Ginsberg, David Paton and Rosalind Cleaver  See More
Apr 22, 2014
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TEXTures: an exhibition of texts, textures and structure in artists’ books at Archives and Special Collections Doornfontein Campus Library University of Johannesburg

April 21, 2014 all day
The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Library in partnership with The Jack Ginsberg Collection of Artists’ Books presents an exhibition curated by Jack Ginsberg, David Paton and Rosalind Cleaver  See More
Apr 22, 2014
David Paton left a comment for Sue Paton
"Thanks Sue. Please feel free to visit and comment on my South African Artists Book research site www.theartistsbook.org.za to see what I am up to regarding the local field. Regards, David"
Apr 27, 2010
David Paton left a comment for Tom Sowden
"Hi Tom. Yes, the colour is great and helps locate the spine on the shelf! Your logo has given me an idea for a work which interfaces the haptic and digital aspects of the field. Please tell Sarah that I have not abandoned the PhD idea and will be…"
Apr 27, 2010
Sue Paton left a comment for David Paton
"hi david, nice to hear from you! there are not too many of us patons around let alone book arts lovers of that fine name! happy book creating! sue paton"
Apr 24, 2010
David Paton joined Tom Sowden's group
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21st Century Book

A group to discuss and contextualise traditional publishing formats for artists’ books and also quantify how artists are using new technologies as publishing tools.
Apr 24, 2010
David Paton joined Caren Florance's group
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Textual Production

A venue to discuss different ways to get text into an artist's book. These days there are so many processes: handwriting, inkjet, offset, letterpress, silkscreen, and many more... let's talk about it.
Apr 24, 2010
David Paton joined Abigail Thomas's group
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E-Books

A group to discuss book art in e-book form or any other computer/internet/screen based book form. From iphone books to twitter.
Apr 24, 2010

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http://www.theartistsbook.org.za
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University Of Johannesburg
Background
I am an artist and researcher into the South African Artist's Book in collaboration with the world renown collector of Artists Books, Jack Ginsberg. I am currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Visual Art at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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At 6:26 on April 24, 2010, Sue Paton said…
hi david, nice to hear from you! there are not too many of us patons around let alone book arts lovers of that fine name! happy book creating! sue paton
At 2:43 on April 24, 2010, Tom Sowden said…
Thank you very much for your congratulations David and we hope you enjoy reading the 'Manifesto'. Did you get the version with the nice bright pink cover?
 
 
 

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Available to everyone: Robert Jacks & Printed Matter 

10 September - 24 October 2016


Printed Matter is pleased to announce Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter, curated by Peter Anderson.

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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