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February 2009 Blog Posts (12)

(sub)missive artist book project

sub)Missive is a new mail art project investigating the dissemination of ideas with particular reference to (mis)communication and power relations.



Taking the hierarchical construct as a brief, each participant will devise a set of instructions to create a new bookwork. Instructions may be comprehensive or restricted, ranging from the single word to the diagrammatic. Using the social networking forum as a platform for collaboration, each participant will contact the interested party… Continue

Added by julie barratt on February 25, 2009 at 11:00 — 3 Comments

Aliens

I've put in a picture of the cover of one of my books, Aliens Have Taken Over My Body. All of the women who've seen, it and most of the men, have said that I have captured the experience exactly.

Added by Lisa Young on February 24, 2009 at 8:44 — No Comments

Interview with Susan Porteous

Rag and Bone is a blog which has a great interview with artist Susan Porteous on it as well as some great photos of her work.

Added by Robert Heather on February 24, 2009 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

ALERT! MCBA Prize Deadline Nears (From US Book Arts List)

Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:19:21 -0600

From: Jeff Rathermel





ALERT! MCBA Prize Deadline Nears



Entries for the MCBA Prize must be received by March 6, 2009.



In total, over US$8,000 will be awarded to four finalists and one winner.



The MCBA Prize, a new international honor awarded by Minnesota Center for Book Arts, is the first of its kind to recognize book art from across the field and celebrate the diversity of this vital discipline. All… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2009 at 14:44 — 2 Comments

Micro-Pages - Call for Submissions

Micro-Pages

Call for Book Art Submissions:



"Micro-Pages" is a project that aims to start a conversation about the issues surrounding the display of artists' books.





Selected artists' books will be turned into a reel of microfilm for a touring exhibition. The work will be accessed through microfilm reader machines in participating libraries and archive centres. The touring exhibition will include Bristol… Continue

Added by Abigail Thomas on February 21, 2009 at 3:21 — No Comments

College of Marin Exhibit

Hi All,



I will have an installation piece on exhibit at the College of Marin Art Gallery. This piece evolved from the tunnel books I have been making.



TODAY: SEEN THROUGH THE ARTIST'S EYE



Juried Show of the California Society of Printmakers



Juror: George Rivera–Triton Museum



February 23–March20, 2009



Reception: Wednesday, February 25, 4–7 PM



Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday,… Continue

Added by Luz Marina Ruiz on February 19, 2009 at 14:30 — No Comments

New artists' books posted to my profile...

Hey all...added new work to my profile via RSS feed from blogspot...check it out!
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Added by Joanna Kambourian on February 16, 2009 at 23:00 — No Comments

CODEX Blog

Several of our members attended the CODEX Book Fair in Berkeley earlier this week. They have created a blog where people's responses will be posted. The link is http://codexfoundation.wordpress.com/

Added by Bea Nettles on February 16, 2009 at 2:13 — 3 Comments

Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists' Books Award

Julie Barratt. Untitled, Altered book. 2008





The Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists’ Book Award is coordinated by the SCU nextart Gallery in Lismore, Australia.



Now in it’s 5th year this annual award provides Southern Cross University with an opportunity to continue to develop an artists’ book collection of national significance and in so doing also contribute to the development and awareness… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on February 12, 2009 at 8:30 — No Comments

CBAA conference

Elizabeth Long has posted a blog with notes from sessions she attended at the recent College Book Arts Association conference at the University of Iowa's Centre for the Book.

Added by Robert Heather on February 6, 2009 at 15:35 — No Comments

SLV 2009-10 Fellowships

Applications for the State Library of Victoria 2009-10 Fellowships are now open.



Australian scholars, artists, writers, historians and others are invited to apply.



The Fellowships are open to researchers across a range of disciplines, and offer financial support and the opportunity to engage closely with the Library's extensive collection.



Fellows are provided with a study room in the Library and can access the Library outside normal opening… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on February 5, 2009 at 7:42 — No Comments

Rare Books School 2009

In 2009, Rare Book School (RBS) will offer about 25 five-day, non-credit courses http://www.rarebookschool.org/schedule/ on topics concerning book history, old and rare books, manuscripts, and special collections. Applications are available on the RBS website.

Added by Robert Heather on February 4, 2009 at 15:30 — No Comments

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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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