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July 2010 Blog Posts (9)

Another chance to see the Micro-Pages exhibition!

Another chance to see the Micro-Pages exhibition during my Open Studios in London this weekend!
My studio will be open as part of the Hackney WickED Art Festival this weekend so feel free to come along if you are in London.

I will…

Added by Abigail Thomas on July 29, 2010 at 20:25 — No Comments

Letter Diary Books

If there is anyone out there willing to post me a page out of their life for my diary letter books PLEASE let me know. This was the fourth one I have made and they are all going on exhibition in 2012. This next one is about WHERE you are currently in your art making and who your major influences are.

Many thanks - I will return the favor if…

Added by cheryl penn on July 28, 2010 at 6:19 — No Comments

New Art Museum in Tasmania to include massive Kiefer book work

This article about David Walsh's new private art museum that is under construction in Hobart may confront a number of people but it also sounds pretty exciting as well. I particularly noticed this paragraph:

"Anselm Kiefer’s monumental Sternenfall/­Shevirath ha Kelim, 2007, a haunting installation of lead books on steel shelves with broken glass, which was first shown at the Grand Palais in…


Added by Robert Heather on July 20, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Book-ish things to visit in Sydney?

Hello! I'm off to Sydney tomorrow and I was wondering what you would recommend an out-of-town visitor check out in the realm of artists books, lovely papers, etc

Added by Amanda Watson-Will on July 19, 2010 at 13:28 — 4 Comments

Supporting AB3.0

A number of you have probably noticed that NING will be introducing charges as of the 20th July 2010 for all of their previously free services - like this site. My understanding is that this own't affect individual members of Artists Books 3.0 but will affect the overall site - however I find their information on this matter slightly vague and confusing.

Artists Books 3.0 was set up by myself as a bit of an experiment because I saw the potential of social networks like NIng to…


Added by Robert Heather on July 19, 2010 at 10:36 — No Comments

Photos from Artspace Mackay conference

David Dellafiora has posted some photos from his workshop at Artspace Mackay on his blog here.

I certainly wish that I could have been there.

Added by Robert Heather on July 19, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

BookArtObject: Edition One

A year in the making, Edition One from the BookArtObject collective is complete. Eight artists across Australia and the UK used a single text as a departure point for an exploration of form and content, with very different results. I've added a series of photographs to my gallery - see what you think!

Edition Two is beginning: we are about to look at possibilities for new texts ranging from advertising to poetry, drama to prose, and we would like to invite other book artists to share… Continue

Added by Sara Bowen on July 15, 2010 at 15:57 — 4 Comments

State of Design Festival in Melbourne

Last night I went to the launch of the Design - Made - Trade fair as part of the fantastic State of Design Festival which happens here in Melbourne every July and it was great. I would recommend visiting the fair to see some of the wonderful things on offer which range from jewellery and tea towels to floor coverings.

Every aspect…


Added by Robert Heather on July 15, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

REMINDER - IMPACT call for Papers

A gentle reminder that paper abstracts are due: Friday 30 July 2010.

* Printmaking

* Photomedia…


Added by Robert Heather on July 8, 2010 at 15:51 — No Comments

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