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June 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Bookbinding: History,Principles & Practice Class for the University of Illinois

I have just completed teaching 2 sections of bookbinding for the Graduate School of Library and Information Science's Midwest Book and Manuscript Studies Program. You can find out more about MBMS and their classes and internships here:

The work done by these students can be seen here:… Continue

Added by Bea Nettles on June 30, 2009 at 7:21 — No Comments


After Reggio Emilia, Rovereto and London, a new staging of the exhibition Sublime by Michael Nyman.

In occasion of the concert for solo piano by Nyman at the Teatro Massimo, the City Council of Cagliari organises, the Sublime exhibition: 10 large panels and 14 individual photographs. The panels are made of photographs structured following visual and music rhythms: the composition of the word "Sublime" on a street in central London, the series dedicated to passersby in the city of Mantua… Continue

Added by Volumina on June 29, 2009 at 21:58 — No Comments

Axioms/Idioms at Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne

Join Hand Held Gallery and artists Melanie Wolfe and Lenni Morkel-Kingsbury for the opening of Axioms/Idioms July 2nd 6-8pm. Exhibition Continues until August 1st, Mon-Sat 12-5pm.


a mapping of language/culture; history/memory; emotion/truth...

Artists’ statement

Maps and charts are propositions of truth. They are axioms that we accept as being, somehow, 
self evidently true.
 Stumbling through both real… Continue

Added by Megan Herring on June 29, 2009 at 16:00 — No Comments

Interview with Book Artist/Jeweller

Have a look at this little interview/profile with Victorian book artist - jeweller Brydie Dyson...

Added by Robert Heather on June 22, 2009 at 10:31 — No Comments

Just Published

I want to thank everyone here at Artist Books 3.0. For the past few months I've been hanging out and listening and getting inspired. Today I have published my first art book. I am part of an international community of artists. We've all met online. Many of us are successful, some are young and emerging, others are older and choosing to follow a new path. We all are ambitious and talented. The community is called… Continue

Added by kara cardinale on June 13, 2009 at 5:13 — No Comments

Growing Up in Elfland

Way back in 1992, when I was attending the University of Victoria's Creative Writing program, I had an assignment for second year Fiction to make a book. The working definition of "book" we were given was simply a series of sheets somehow attached together. Even "sheets" didn't have to be taken literally. Alas, back then I had a pretty narrow concept of what a book was (I suppose I kind of still do, in some ways).

Originally, I had grand plans to do a properly bound book sewn on… Continue

Added by Nicole Silvester on June 12, 2009 at 3:30 — No Comments

Walking Books by Stan Shellaberger

I have just stumbled upon this relly interesting work by Stan Shellaberger, "Walking Books". Check out the blurb on in past exhibitions section. Bringing The Body, The Everyday and Books together! Fascinating.

Added by tamsin littlebird loveday on June 11, 2009 at 23:58 — No Comments

Axioms/Idioms Exhibition at Hand Held Gallery

Axioms/Idioms: a mapping of language/culture; history/memory; emotion/truth… by Lenni Morkel-Kingsbury and Melanie Wolfe opens July 2nd(6-8pm) at Hand Held Gallery.

Maps and charts are propositions of truth. They are axioms that we accept as being, somehow, 
self evidently true.
 Stumbling through both real and imagined psychological geographies, 
we explore the subjective nature of language.
 Given the incongruities that exist between the… Continue

Added by Megan Herring on June 11, 2009 at 15:00 — No Comments

Call for Artists

Call for Artists

Portland, Oregon

DEADLINE: July 10, 2009

Exhibit Dates: July 18 – August 31, 2009

Artists will be notified of acceptance by July 15.

Theme: Bridges

Venue: Em Space Book Arts Center

Juror: This exhibition will be juried by the Em Space Gallery Committee

ELIGIBILITY: Seeking original work relating to book arts in the form of prints, posters, books, and boxes (letterpress, silk screen, lino cut, etc.). The theme is… Continue

Added by Rory Sparks on June 9, 2009 at 4:26 — No Comments

Hybrid Book Conference in Philadelphia

The conference in Philadelphia was a huge success with excellent panels and 100 vendors. There were numerous awards, and my offset book collection (12 books from 1975-2005) was awarded the Free Library of Philadelphia Purchase Prize. There will eventually be pod-casts of the presentations, including an excellent interview with Gunnar Kaldewey and Hedi Kyle. Watch their website for updates.… Continue

Added by Bea Nettles on June 9, 2009 at 3:10 — 1 Comment

Last chance to join in!

The Artists’ Publishing Part II exhibition will be on show at Bower Ashton Library, School of Creative Arts, University of the West of England, Bristol, from 15th June - 28th July 2009

The second selection of books which form part of the larger New Wave exhibition of artists’ publishing later this year (at Impact Printmaking Conference in September).

These books have been chosen to demonstrate some of the areas of interest in our AHRC supported research project see… Continue

Added by Sarah Bodman on June 6, 2009 at 0:44 — No Comments

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