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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…Continue
Added by Marilyn MacGregor on February 25, 2011 at 4:50 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2011 at 15:47 — No Comments
The Alabama Center for the Book now has a Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Alabama-Center-for-the-Book/122264854511338) and blog (http://alcenterforthebook.wordpress.com/). 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…Continue
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
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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
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
Calling all book artists! In preparation for a workshop that I’ll be doing for graduate students of a book arts program, I’m collecting data and examples of how people in the book arts are successfully marketing their work.
In exchange for the 5 to 10 minutes of your time that this survey will take, I’ll send you a summary of the results.
You can take this confidential survey…
Added by Kelly O'Brien on February 12, 2011 at 6:56 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on February 11, 2011 at 12:52 — No Comments
Added by Robert Heather on February 11, 2011 at 11:07 — No Comments
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! email@example.com Website:…Continue
Added by Linda Douglas on February 8, 2011 at 0:38 — No Comments
Added by Linda Douglas on February 8, 2011 at 0:35 — No Comments