I hope some of you can stop by my table at the Hybrid Book Conference next week. In addition to my artists' books and offset books, I will have copies of my textbook Cooking the Books: A Concise Guide to Bookbinding.
Added by Bea Nettles on May 30, 2009 at 3:26 —
The 2009 Agassi Book Arts Prize
The 2009 prize has been awarded by The Centre for Fine Print Research to the MA Multi-disciplinary Printmaking student Tina Hill for her installation Excavating Babel
. The piece will be shown at UWE Bristol - School of Creative Arts Degree Show 2009, Saturday 20th - Thursday 25th June, before touring to other UK venues.
is a large sculpture/installation composed of over 2,000 books rescued… Continue
Added by Sarah Bodman on May 28, 2009 at 19:14 —
I moved to a new webspace: http://buechertiger.de
And my blog moved with me to http://blog.buechertiger.de
Added by Hilke Kurzke on May 27, 2009 at 19:01 —
Learn about this age old printmaking medium: complete 2-3 wood engravings and learn how to print with and without a press.
Sat 20th June, Sun 21st June, Sat 15th Aug or Sun 16th Aug.
$190. all materials included.
For bookings and more details ring (03) 54723859 or 0431162434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by David Frazer on May 22, 2009 at 23:26 —
On the weekend I went to the open day at the Melbourne Museum of Printing
which was packed full of people after some good promotions in the media and online by the Museum and its supporters at The Narrows
. It was great to see so much interest in letterpress and there was a lot of interest in the fundraising sales of prints, t-shirts and other… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 21, 2009 at 10:25 —
I'm teaching a weekend workshop in Bega on 6/7 June about incorporating book forms and ideas into a general artistic practice.
I'm also giving a public talk about books in art at the Bega Regional Library on the night of Thursday 4 June.
Bega is a small town on the far south coast of NSW in Australia.
Added by Caren Florance on May 19, 2009 at 22:00 —
TUMBLE & FALL
A small zine by Gracia Haby
An edition of sixty
A 10.5cm X 15cm, 17 page colour zine with a peacock-blue cover card and black card spine, with a cardboard backing. Includes four black linen-paper pages with hand-cut smattering of stars. Featuring Gracia Haby's Tumble and Fall… Continue
Added by gracia + louise on May 15, 2009 at 9:47 —
Book art's show organised next October in France.
CALL FOR ENTRY
Send your entry for the next exhibition of book art organized by Sophie Blachet (Art Vitam), which will take place at Galerie Europ’Art, located 6 rue Marceau in Aigues-Mortes (France) from October 11th 2009 to December 31st, 2009.
If you wish to participate at this exhibition, please send us all documentation (please email us to receive it) , no later than May 25th 2009 to
ART VITAM c/o… Continue
Added by Sophie Blachet on May 14, 2009 at 19:41 —
Save the MMoP
Melbourne Museum of Printing, 36 Moreland St Footscray
Sun May 17, 2pm-6pm
FREE! (Usually it costs though)
Pick up an old book and look closely at the page. You'll see not only ink on paper but also an impression of the heavy metal letterforms that laid the ink there. Pages used to be composed by hand,… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 14, 2009 at 17:30 —
My name is Doris Anne Beaulieu and I’d like to this time to talk to mail order companies and parents.
To parents I have a wonderful craft book for your child to give his or her teacher at the end of the school year. My Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Classroom Crafts for Teachers book is truly a gift that will forever keep giving from year to year, holiday after holiday. It’s a craft book for developing creative minds. This book will tell you what items you will need for each… Continue
Added by Doris Anne Beaulieu on May 14, 2009 at 8:13 —
Opening Thursday 14 May at Craft ACT, Canberra, and running to 20 June:
An exhibition of fine bookbinding in response to the Ampersand Duck volume Poems to Hold or Let Go
(Rosemary Dobson and Rosalind Atkins, 2008). There are 23 binders, including Mia Leijonstedt, Sue Anderson, Genevieve Swifte, Molly Coy, Joy Tonkin, Wayne Stock, Lorraine Brown, Wendy Taylor, Linda Newbown and many others.
There will be an associated… Continue
Added by Caren Florance on May 14, 2009 at 0:30 —
Late on Friday afternoon I headed down to Geelong to attend the opening of the new Books Crossing
exhibition at the Geelong Gallery. The Gallery has a great room downstairs which they often use to display ceramics, jewellery, fashion etc - however this time it was artists' books. The exhibition… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 11, 2009 at 17:00 —
I was recently sent a little handmade book and some handmade paper. The Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service 'ordered into quarantine' most of the handmade paper. I have just put a blog post on my personal blog
about it. I have cross posted it here as well. I think it is something artists who create with paper and fibres need to keep in mind. I'm sure Australia isn't the only country with… Continue
Added by Jan Allsopp on May 8, 2009 at 14:53 —
Elevating The Spirit Exhibition
24 April -… Continue
Added by Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch on May 6, 2009 at 23:30 —
We drove out to Clunes
on Sunday to see the Booktown event - which once again was really fabulous. Book dealers from all over Victoria (and elsewhere including one from Tasmania) take over the main street, the Town Hall, church and school halls and sell their wares. The day had a carnival type atmosphere with food stalls, live music and there were lots of people fossicking for treasures or… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 4, 2009 at 18:00 —
Just a reminder that Paul Compton's Tender Things exhibition is currently running at Hand Held. Tender Things playfully explores themes of the outsider, animism, nostalgia and the fragility of human life in a collection of handmade books, objects and drawings.The exhibition runs until May 26th. Gallery times are Mon-Sat 12-5pm. '…
Added by Megan Herring on May 4, 2009 at 17:31 —
I will be visiting Melbourne and Sydney (Adelaide, too) in June. I would like to visit shops or galleries or any location where I can see artist's books -- to view or to purchase. Please share any information you have about artist's books in these cities.
Added by Tony White on May 4, 2009 at 7:18 —
I did get in with my 'Boxed Set' books.
the Firestation print studio has a new blog, firestationprintstudio.blogspot.com where there are lots of lovely pictures and an opportunity to comment.
Added by bronwyn rees on May 2, 2009 at 17:39 —
I have only one more piece to finish for the show. A small blank book with an antiqued copper cover. I'm not sure how I'm going to secure the block. I suppose I'll figure that out after this evenings bike ride. It is absolutely gorgeous outside today. Sunny and 70 degrees, with a gentle ocean breeze. No one should be indoors!
Added by Elizabeth Beronich Sheets on May 2, 2009 at 7:54 —