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February 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Book arts on my Art blog ArtSmartTalk

Another book related post on my ArtSmartTalk blog - this time about the Shahnama, the ancient Persian epic bristling with brave Kings, heroic deeds, fierce demons, and mythic battles. The focus is on a show in New York at the Asia Society, where an edition from the 14th century is on display - recently unbound, conserved, and shown as a whole in the U.S. for the first time. The marvels of Persian illustration are on full display - magnificent craftsmanship, tiny delicate renderings of…


Added by Marilyn MacGregor on February 25, 2011 at 4:50 — No Comments

zine project - Message from Print Council of Australia -

Dear friends of the PCA,

To coincide with the June Issue of IMPRINT, which is themed ‘Artists Books’, The Print Council of Australia is encouraging its members and friends to produce zines in an enormous random zine exchange.…


Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2011 at 15:47 — No Comments

The Alabama Center for the Book

The Alabama Center for the Book now has a Facebook page ( and blog ( The blog features a variety of resources for book arts including an RSS feed (on the right hand side of the page) that offers a fairly…


Added by Michelle Ray on February 23, 2011 at 4:10 — 1 Comment

Persian books coming to Melbourne


The State Library of Victoria has announced that it will host a major exhibition of Persian books from the Bodleian Libraries in March 2012. Read an article about it…

Added by Robert Heather on February 21, 2011 at 11:53 — No Comments

Booker's Dozen 2011

Booker's Dozen 2011 Schedule

Late Jan-Feb: City of Moscow Third Street Gallery

March: Moscow Junior High Library

April: University of Idaho Library

May: Coeur d'Alene Public Library

June: Mountain Home Public Library

July: Ada Community Library

Aug: Boise Public Library

Sept: College of Southern Idaho Library

Oct: Magic Valley Arts Council

Nov: Idaho Falls Public… Continue

Added by Ajk Piercc + Tee Kho ! ( ne_dva on February 21, 2011 at 3:47 — No Comments

Artist’s Book Yearbook 2012 - 2013

Artist’s Book Yearbook 2012 - 2013

Publication date: Autumn 2011

Yes, it is that time again already!

Artists, publishers, bookshops, galleries, libraries, organisations, institutions, centres, studios, presses, etc. can list their relevant artworks, books or services in the next issue of the Artist’s…


Added by Sarah Bodman on February 16, 2011 at 20:23 — No Comments

Summer and Evening Artist's Book Courses at UWE Bristol 2011

Bookbinding for beginners - Led by Tom Sowden

5-week evening class commencing Tuesday 3rd May 2011

An introduction to bookbinding covering 5 different techniques from a simple pamphlet stitch and Japanese stab-bound books, through to long stitch, the French sewn flatback, and perfect binding. The course fee covers all basic materials, tea and…


Added by Sarah Bodman on February 16, 2011 at 19:25 — No Comments

State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowships


The State Library of Victoria is currently calling for applications for its Creative Fellowships - previus Fellows have included artist book artists Peter Lyssiotis, Bruno Leti as well as curators, artists and art historians. For more details about the Fellowships…


Added by Robert Heather on February 11, 2011 at 12:52 — No Comments

Bonefolder EXTRAS reports on Queensland floods

The new Bonefolder EXTRAS blog has a report on the impact of the Queensland floods upon artists books creators, collections and organisations. You can find it here.

Added by Robert Heather on February 11, 2011 at 11:07 — No Comments

Australian Book Arts Journal WEBSITE

The Australian Book Arts Journal website is up and running!!!  If you'd like to contribute your work, or write for the journal, please don't hesitate to contact the Publisher.  The themes for the rest of this year are: Paper:the connecting thread, 3D and Sculpted and Black, White and Red (read) all over!  Website:…


Added by Linda Douglas on February 8, 2011 at 0:38 — No Comments

Calling for images for Issue 4, ABAJ

Calling for entries  of images from artists for Men of the Book, the fourth issue of the Australian Book Arts Journal.  ALL Australian male artists are invited to submit their work to be placed in the colour, back inside cover of the journal.   Deadline Feb 15th.  JPGS please of high resolution.  Caption required.  Please email linda@australianbookartsjournal asap! 

Added by Linda Douglas on February 8, 2011 at 0:35 — No Comments

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