"Very wonderful memory of the impact the book had on me! My father gave me a copy of that book in French when I was 8. It was the first book in a foreign language I remember ever seeing, and it fueled a love for reading, language, type, and books…"
I’m delighted to inform you all that the Limfjordscentret in Doverodde, Denmark will host the Doverodde Book Arts Festival IV & Symposium in 2012. As with the last three years, events will take place at the premises of the old merchants' complex, Doverodde, Hurup Thy, in scenic northern Jutland during the ‘Ascension Thursday’ holiday weekend (May 18th-20th).Also as previously there will be a Festival weekend full of events and amazing book art. There will be opportunities for artists to…See More
"If one is exploring the iconography of the book - making text based pieces is going to be very difficult if one is working in a cross cultural context. I was dismayed at how much work was linguistically specific and therefore lacking in any cross…"
Irish born artist/curator lives in London, particular area of interest is cross-cultural collaboration. Currently exhibits and curates in China and UK and is the recipient of an Arts Council England award this year for 'The Dress My Mother Wore' project - details at www.sewinginstreatham.weebly.com
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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