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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
"I am always surprised that I can find in this mess without searching for long the bone folder. Best wishes"
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Its a case of showing up a 'distortion' when the image is reversed -  a painting trick, but also a result of thinners prints which reverse the image."
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Authentic Massacre of the Innocent Image This book was made in 2012 as a book swop on Book Art Object (http://bookartobject.blogspot.com). This is a joint work with Moya Evans (South Africa). The concept behind the book was an OLD question - what…"
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Kathleen Nartuhi 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
"Also fine with me—good to have such a global group! Cheers."
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cheryl penn 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
"Painting 2 for Cut-Up  Cuilan’s Vessel "
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"ISAIAH Isaiah prophesied during the reigns of Uzziah, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah - ABOUT 740 - 680BC.   The Assyrian Empire was growing in power and Judah was about to be invaded by King Sennacherib.  The vision of chapter 2…"
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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
"fine, welcome."
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Your website address:
http://www.cherylpenn.com
Name of institution/organisation/press/studio?
1999 Jelly Bean Studio. See also www.cherylpenn.com
Background
Lecturer painting and art history. Book maker, curator.
Your Blog address
http://cherylpenn.com/wpb/

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Cheryl penn's Blog

The Dissemination of Unique Books into the World as Mail Art

Posted on March 4, 2011 at 20:32 3 Comments

I predominately make one-off unique books. When they are bought, they sit on shelves gathering dust, very seldom seeing the light of day. So now, once they are made, I cut them up and send them out as mail art into the world. A process based art practice.  The World is a Town, inspired by the Novgorod Codex was the first recycled hand made book to  suffer this fate. The second book to undergo the knife is Bones of Contention. This work originally took nine months to complete. In one…

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The World is a Town

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 3:36 2 Comments

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

The World is a Town

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 3:29 0 Comments

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

New External Blog

Posted on August 12, 2010 at 17:57 0 Comments

I have a new Blog - please see http://cherylpenn.com/wpb/

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At 0:13 on April 12, 2014, Maddy Pethick said…

hi Cheryl

nice to join the group - not new to this site but only just starting to join in : )

At 4:17 on July 30, 2013, fátima queiroz said…

Hi, Cheryl

How are you?

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For you....thanks!

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At 18:56 on February 25, 2013, Colleen Ross said…

Dear Cheryl,

Thanks so much for your very kind words about my book "10 Seconds of Falling" for your "Encyclopaedia of Everything" Collaboration.  And an unlimited thank you to you for triggering my new found interest in making books - resulting from that course you gave at The Labia some years ago.   :-)

At 4:12 on February 23, 2013, Anete Ulmane said…

Hello, Cheryl! I'm from IUOMA and now I want to join book artists communities.

Did you receive my bookie "Journey in a more peaceful world" ?

At 4:25 on February 15, 2013, Angie Cope said…

Oh boy Cheryl. March 10th is

http://dayofawesomeness.com/

At 10:07 on February 9, 2013, rObfOs said…

Hi Cheryl,  thanks for the welcome.  I've had a look at your blog and your images are really intriguing and interesting.  I'm pretty new to the phenomenon of collaborative book arts, with my first project being BookArtObject2012.  I'm looking forward to doing more and "meeting" more interesting artists like yourself.  Kind Regards,  Robyn (rObfOs)

At 0:15 on January 10, 2013, Geraldine Hudson said…
Thanks :) looks like a great group, I hope to have time to collaborate later on this year!
I'm also planning an artists books month in my small exhibition space in the autumn, will send out invites when it's all finalised, meanwhile it's inspiring looking at all the great books here!
At 8:27 on December 28, 2012, Christopher Skinner said…

Hello Cheryl,

Thank you very much for your beautiful book - it arrived on Christmas eve just like an unexpected present! I really should have left it to open the following day, but the little kid inside me just got the better of me! Wonderful use of mixed media. Simply beautiful.

I am just about to post some images to get my area off to a start!

I am hoping to be much more productive with my artists books next year, and am looking forward to getting involved in more collaborative projects too.

All the best to you and yours for 2013,

Christopher

At 23:44 on October 22, 2012, Sharon A. Sharp said…

Hi, Cheryl.

Thanks for your kind comment! I'm enjoying the various views of your intriguing books and looking forward to learning more about your artmaking.

Best wishes,

Sharon

At 6:47 on October 8, 2012, Kathleen Nartuhi said…

Hi Cheryl,

 As a bibliophile and a printmaker joining this group feeds my abiding obsessions. I look forward to participating in the next book project, especially if it is an accordion-fold book. Thank you for the kind welcome!

Cheers,

Kathleen

 
 
 

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