"Hi Louise, congratulations for your phd!! I don't know how consistent this would be with your research , but i recently published a post on my blog about Argos catalogues and the rituality of shopping:…"
This is the result of my new project of book alteration: the original object is a found book about the history of French cinema that I transformed into a three-dimensional scene where characters and actors from different decades seem to gather for…
My artworks are aimed to create a strong reading experience through tactile, intellectual involvement and strong interaction.
I want my audience to be emotionally and physically engaged in order to create a deep level of understanding of the book and its meanings: this can hardly be beaten by digital design.
In the era of Ibooks, I strongly believe that the need for a material relation between users and books will never be surpassed: this is the direction i intend to lead my design and my research in.
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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