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April 2009 Blog Posts (15)

CON-TEXT a NordicProject on Artists´ Books

Artists´ books seem to be a well established and defined art genre especially in the English-speaking part of the world - but that´s not quite the situation in Denmark and the Nordic countries. However, something is beginning to happen...

To be part of that evolution some artists have established CON-TEXT a new weblog meant to function as a common forum and meeting place for Nordic graphic artists, mixed media artists, writers, philosophers, poets, paper makers, illustrators,… Continue

Added by Hanne Matthiesen on April 26, 2009 at 1:30 — 2 Comments

are microfiche readers still in our library?

I'm going to see if our library still has the readers. i think that they put in computers instead in the last update of the space.

Added by judy bourke on April 25, 2009 at 2:19 — No Comments

Book Workshop in Anchorage, Alaska

I spent two days on the University of Alaska’s campus teaching students and community members how to bind three styles of books. We had a great time! Outside the snow was melting, the sun eventually came out, and there was even a moose sighted in the parking lot

Added by Bea Nettles on April 24, 2009 at 6:08 — 1 Comment

FYI: Imprint Magazine, Print Council of Australia

Dear colleagues,

This is a friendly reminder that IMPRINT's deadlines for the June/Winter 2009 issue are fast approaching.

If you wish to place an advertisement or insert in IMPRINT, please confirm your booking by 1 May with Frances Dixon, IMPRINT’s Advertising Coordinator: email

Calendar entries and images or small news items should also be sent to Sue Forster, Editor, by 1 May: email… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on April 23, 2009 at 18:06 — No Comments

New Issue - Bonefolder - now online

Bonefolder Vol. 5, No.2 Spring 2009 is now available online here.

The Bonefolder, an outgrowth of the Book Arts Web, is a peer-reviewed “open-access” e-journal for bookbinding and the book arts. Since fall of 2004, The Bonefolder has reached a global audience and contributed to the body of knowledge in the book arts both theoretically and practically.

The… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on April 23, 2009 at 15:30 — No Comments

Ancient History

I've been digging around in my stuff lately, and though much of my older work is still in storage on the other side of the country, I do have some of my older books here. So I've decided to photograph them and post them here, starting with the oldest one and working my way up to the most recent. This is going to take a while, but I'll start when I get back from the printshop this evening. First up will be a very awkward (in many ways) book of old drawings and poetry I made in 1992.

Added by Nicole Silvester on April 21, 2009 at 23:11 — No Comments

Screen printing workshops

Screen Printing Workshops 2009

Kingstudio offers a professional studio environment, where the student can explore the many diverse techniques available to the artist. Combining indirect, direct and computer based stenciling, to produce unique prints on a variety of materials.

Our NSW South Coast studio can accommodate small groups - up to 6 students -

with accommodation available for resident / visiting artists. - inquiries welcome.


Added by Malcolm King on April 21, 2009 at 19:30 — 1 Comment

New York Public Library project

A colleague sent me this link for a fabulous project at the NYPL. Looks interesting to me..

Added by Robert Heather on April 17, 2009 at 18:22 — No Comments

Invitational Show in May

This week I'm working on several books for a show in north Seattle (7525 41st Ave. N.E.), May 9th & 10th. I'm also putting together kits for making accordion books. This is a lot of work in a short period of time. Don't know how much I will actually get done. I have to go back to work, the following week, at the theatre, and I'm trying to cram cleaning and laundry, and taking out the garbage, and removing all the old food, that is now inedible, from the refrigerator. I think the cleaning… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Beronich Sheets on April 13, 2009 at 12:25 — No Comments

Michael Nyman- Sublime in Rovereto

Futuro Presente, the Festival of Contemporary Art in Rovereto, devotes a large tribute to Michael Nyman. In addition to a meeting with the audience entitled My Music for the Cinema in the Hall of Conferences of Mart (Sunday May 10, at 6 pm) and the concert of the Michael Nyman Band with music for film and the soundtrack of the famous Man with a Movie Camera by Vertov at the Auditorium Fausto Melotti… Continue

Added by Volumina on April 8, 2009 at 19:30 — No Comments

Book Arts Podcasts

A series of Interviews with book artists and poets can be found at this website, hosted by Steve Miller, coordinator of the MFA in the Book Arts Program at The University of Alabama. The lively conversations are about craft, inspiration, careers, and aspirations.

Added by Robert Heather on April 6, 2009 at 16:10 — No Comments

Artisan Books - 5th Annual Artists' Books exhibition

From the 15th of August until the 5th of September Artisan Books (Gertrude Street, Melbourne) will be holding their 5th Annual Artist Books Exhibition.

The theme for this year will be ‘Between the Lines.’

With the Artist Book Exhibition Artisan Books seek to explore the boundaries of how a book is defined, focusing on the book as a sculptural form. The last 3 years entries may be viewed on their… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on April 6, 2009 at 15:00 — No Comments

Venice trip

I wonder, do any of you have recommendations about artists' book related or printmaking related places in either Venice or Padova (Padua) that I could visit later this year? It could be suppliers, papermakers, print studios, art collections, art schools... I'm planning a European trip courtesy of my Air Miles and I'll be taking in the IMPACT conference in Bristol, UK and a family holiday in the Veneto, half way between Venice and Padova and it would be great to have some specific… Continue

Added by Sara Bowen on April 5, 2009 at 21:59 — No Comments

Journal of Artists' Books 25 - now available

JAB - The Journal of Artists' Books - - JAB25 is now available!

JAB25 is a special topic issue, guest edited by Tony White, Head of the Art Library Indiana University, which concentrates on high-speed rotary offset printing and the various ways artists have used offset in the creation of their work.

The issue also presents an article about the two winners of… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on April 3, 2009 at 15:39 — No Comments

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