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May 2012 Blog Posts (20)

Leftoverturned



(Detail from « American Quilt » by Natasha2006)



When I complete a composition there are often unused ideas left. Some of those I find actually pretty good but if I can’t see how to fit them into the piece then there’s not much choice but to discard them. For a…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 30, 2012 at 8:36 — No Comments

Inkmasters Inkfest Exhibition - Reminder - Entries Close 1 Jun

Inkmasters Cairns Inc is now one year old and we are embarking on our most ambitious programme yet - Inkfest - a festival of printmaking. This includes a national print exhibition, which we plan to grow into one of the most prestigious print exhibitions in the country. Most printmakers would have received an email invitation to participate in our inaugural exhibition in Cairns and a copy of the entry form, and this is just a reminder that entries close on 1 Jun. More on Inkmasters, Inkfest…

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Added by Margaret Genever on May 29, 2012 at 7:42 — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 14 : Silent Talking





Chapter 14 : Silent Talking



The fourteenth episode of The Threshold Series focuses on Olivia Romero, the Chief Environmental Adviser of Neo Apollonia.



At the beginning of the chapter, the former activist is walking towards the church of the Community, all the while pondering the circumstances which have led her to…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 26, 2012 at 10:36 — No Comments

Void



(« Primeval Center » by Christopher Stewart)



On a background of Wall Street Bailouts and Large Hadron Colliders, « Void » paints sunyata, the Buddhist concept of emptiness.



From Wikipedia :



In Buddhism, the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 22, 2012 at 10:22 — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 13 : Keys To Ascension





Chapter 13 : Keys To Ascension



Rahu Lüli, the teenage monk from Kõrgus, is once again the central character of the weekly instalment of the Threshold Bookcast.



This time, we find the novice reminiscing as he explores unknown territory uphill, following a hunch that has occurred to him prior to the morning…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 20, 2012 at 3:12 — No Comments

FAIR VENUE

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Added by FERIA MASQUELIBROS on May 19, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

The winners of the MASQUELIBROS 1ST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST BOOK COMPETITION

After a lengthy deliberation and due to the excellence and quantity of the artworks submitted to the MASQUELIBROS 1st Artist Book Competition, the Jury decided to expand the awards to four first place awards instead of three awards as was expressed in the competition description. All four awards are equal first place awards.

The jury members who presided over the competition are:

Rina Bouwen (Gallery Rina Bouwen).

Asela Pérez Becerril (Gallery Espacio…

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Added by FERIA MASQUELIBROS on May 19, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

Envelop Book

Added by MailWorks on May 16, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE PART IN 1st INTERNATIONAL ARTIST BOOK FAIR OF MADRID?

The fair is oriented towards artists, galleries and editors that specialize in artist books. The fair offers a quiet and safe place to exhibit their artworks.

MASQUELIBROS reserves space for students who are studying Fine Arts and who would like to participate in this project. We consider that young…

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Added by FERIA MASQUELIBROS on May 16, 2012 at 3:55 — No Comments

1st INTERNATIONAL ARTIST BOOK FAIR OF MADRID: PARALLEL ACTIVITIES

The theory and history of the artist book:

The UNED (Spanish National University of Distance Learning) presents the following course as part of the Continuing University Education academic calendar 2011-2012.

The program will take place in the days preceding the inauguration of the fair. For university student the course is 1 credit hour and will take place during 10 hours (approximately) over 3 days. The course will be…

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Added by FERIA MASQUELIBROS on May 16, 2012 at 3:30 — No Comments

Broadside / Poster? Plano? Affiche?

I printed my first broadside: an old sentimental song by Louis Davids (1883-1939) and an illustration of the old church tower in my home town: http://ning.it/JY9Hov

Minor problem: what is the correct Dutch term for 'broadside' as it is used nowadays in the letterpress world?

Added by Bertie van der Meij on May 15, 2012 at 23:51 — No Comments

MCBA's Harukaze Festival of contemporary Japanese book and paper arts (Minneapolis MN)

Hello all! For those in the Twin Cities (Minnesota, US) area or nearby, we hope you will take part in our HARUKAZE FESTIVAL this Saturday, May 19!

The festival includes a day-long community open house with hands-on art activities for all ages (including marbling, binding, origami and more!); professional artist demonstrations of traditional Japanese art forms; and the premiere of three marvelous exhibitions of contemporary artwork that reflect the use and evolution of…

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Added by Minnesota Center for Book Arts on May 15, 2012 at 4:51 — No Comments

Stereoscopy



(« 
Pocket stereoscope » by Joaquim Alves Gaspar)



« Stereoscopy » is the definitive title of a song which I used to refer to as « Point Of View. » I changed my mind about the title while writing and singing the melodies, thinking that the…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 14, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

The Threshold Bookcast : Chapter 12 : No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed





Chapter 12 : No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed



The twelfth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features Aaren Mayr, the Treasurer of the Alliance of Sovereign Nations.



Flying back to Milagenia, the secessionist reflects on how his official functions have increased the frequency of his…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 12, 2012 at 9:59 — No Comments

coffee table art book, event

Dear

The coffee table art book

The initiative follows a year in coffee bars and tourist restaurants in Lisbon, Porto, Aveiro and Coimbra (Portugal). isn’t illustration because poetry is performed based on the painting and not the reverse. Every month four new books, one year duration.

. By some estimates very public will enjoy reading and enjoy the picture.

 i can edit other interested artists.

The publication is of the company Euedito, financial support…

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Added by Vésper Matos on May 12, 2012 at 4:23 — No Comments

Leaving The Ashram





Enigma » by Matías Argudín)



« Leaving The Ashram » is the third chapter of « Entering The Stream, » a trilogy describing an episode of intense introspection that will open our second album, « Satori. »

This…

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Added by Christopher Stewart on May 11, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments

Literaturwurst

Slate published a well-written and interesting article on the future of paper books: read it here.

Added by Bertie van der Meij on May 10, 2012 at 20:28 — No Comments

Handmade Book Workshop

At Opendrawer in Hartwell Melbourne

http://opendrawer.com.au

                             MAPPING THE JOURNEY

Tutor: Barb Adams

Date: Saturday June 16 & Sunday June 17th

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: $220

Vade mecum:  The Constant…

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Added by Barb Adams on May 2, 2012 at 20:45 — No Comments

Handmade Books Workshops

At Opendrawer Hartwell Melbourne

http://opendrawer.com.au/

Two Books in a Day

Tutor: Barb Adams

Date: Friday May 18th 2012

Time: 10am – 4pm

Cost: $110

 

BOOK 1…

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Added by Barb Adams on May 2, 2012 at 20:37 — No Comments

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