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"3.0 # 13 (My First Little Book of Fears) Robyn Foster (Australia) (edition 2 of  12) Collaborating an the artists book website has enabled me to come into contact with such diversity of styles, knowledge and The Art of other book artists.…"
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"Catherine, thanks, great to see all our books on this side."
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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
"Looks great Catherine :-)X"
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"Hi Catherine I love your new wordpress site - looking forward to receiving your posts! x Theresa"
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catherine mc cue boes 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
"http://redshoepress.wordpress.com/ has been set up for artist books, please have a look and let me know if there is anything missing or wrong. I intend to update this site with all the exchange books but need to redo some of the photoes. cheers…"
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catherine mc cue boes 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
"Sorry for the late response I have been away, Sounds like your booki has gone missing. I will make another one for and send using express mail, just give me a day or two to unpack and I will get it to you. I am still waiting for a book from Theresa,…"
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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 Book 3 - (30:22 - 44:22) Writing out extant scripture is a meditative process, making one aware of text, word by single word.  From Isaiah 32, we look forward in hope to the time of the King reigning in righteousness and princes ruling…"
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Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books

A group for all book artists who are interested in collaborating on international mailed book projects.
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Art But Were Afraid to Ask. Uli Grohmann - Germany. Uli’s skull series is a very clever concept - what happens within the head reflected by the shape of the artists skull.  It’s hundreds…"
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Your website address:
http://cherylpenn.com/wpb/
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://an-encyclopedia-of-everything.blogspot.com

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An Encyclopedia of Everything Turns 300 Books

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:30 0 Comments

20th July 2013.

I have started the collation (massive task!) and systematic documentation of all the works received for An Encyclopedia of Everything, for an on-line catalogue due for down loading when this installation is exhibited in October (D.V. at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban). Two highpoints stand out for me. One, the date of An Encyclopedia of Everything turning 100 books was 29th July 2013. This means that in just a year, over 200 books have been made and swopped and travelled…

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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

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At 9:38 on May 27, 2014, catherine mc cue boes said…

hi Cheryl the book exhibition does look great and is a bit hard to get all the works in the photoes but very glad it is up with just the  artist talks and opening to go.

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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hug!

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

 
 
 

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