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August 2009 Blog Posts (17)

Message from: 5th International Artists' Book Triennial in Denmark

I received this message and an invitation to the opening of the 5th International Artists' Book Trienial at the Art Centre Silkeborg Bad in Denmark on 12 September 2009 at 11.00am. The opening program includes an introduction by Mr Kestutis Vasiliunas (Lithuanian exhibition organiser), a speech by visual artist Steen Rasmussen, a performance by Soren Trolle Bagger on clarinet and 131 artists' books on display. Unfortunately I am unable to… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on August 31, 2009 at 11:17 — No Comments

Ex Libris...

Article about Book Plates here.

Added by Robert Heather on August 31, 2009 at 11:07 — No Comments

Micro-Pages Ning

'Micro-Pages' will start a conversation about the issues surrounding the display of artists' books.

Selected Artists:

- Sarah Bodman

- Lucy Harrison

- Esther Yarnold

- Dorothy Smallman

- Pilar Cortes

- Kim Pilgrim

- Lynne Williams

- Annabel Ralphs

- Kate Gallon

- Csaba Pal

- Laura Guy

- Borbonesa & Emitron

- Kit Merritt

- Hanne Matthiesen

- Ann Willmott

-… Continue

Added by Abigail Thomas on August 27, 2009 at 6:41 — No Comments

Palm Reader at Hand Held

'Palm Reader',Hand Held's 1st Birthday Exhibition is in it's last week so if you get a chance, come on in to the gallery and take a look at this lovely book and object based exhibition which asked artists- object and book makers- to interpret the term Palm Reader. The responses are diverse and evocative. Exhibition continues until Saturday…

Added by Megan Herring on August 24, 2009 at 15:24 — No Comments

Central Booking art space opens in Brooklyn

Hello All,

Please join me and my associates for the opening of Central Booking in Dumbo, Brooklyn, on Sept.17. The gallery will focus on artist's books and prints, but not to the exclusion of any medium (see below).

If you would like to receive emailings from Central Booking, just click on the website link and sign up for the mailing list (on the right panel):

We're on Facebook, too:… Continue

Added by Maddy Rosenberg on August 20, 2009 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Bookbinding Word Find

I just posted a bookbinding-themed word find at Handmade News. Word finds are harder to make than I thought they would be!

Added by Nicole Silvester on August 20, 2009 at 7:00 — No Comments

No ISBN Open submission

This exhibition is based in Vienna and is an open submission for books realised without an ISBN..

Added by Emily Speed on August 19, 2009 at 21:33 — No Comments

New Bookish Column: Leaf by Leaf

I'm writing for Handmade News now, and just had a new article go up yesterday. It's the first installment in my new books & paper column Leaf by Leaf, and it's called "Hi, I'm Niko and I'm a Bibliophile." Wheeeeee! Please read it and let me know what you…


Added by Nicole Silvester on August 17, 2009 at 0:27 — 2 Comments


Photo by K.Madsen-Pietsch - Date taken 23.08.09 Finally, no more eye-sore scaffolding!

Photo: Shire Hall still undergoing facade repairs and restoration as at 3.09.2008.

Photograph by K.Madsen-Pietsch.

Entry Forms Due 11 September, 2009 (postdated) *Late Entries accepted for an additional fee.

Its been nearly four long and hard years since our last Art Exhibition… Continue

Added by Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch on August 15, 2009 at 15:30 — No Comments

Field Study International has developed a blog

Added by David Dellafiora on August 15, 2009 at 12:27 — 2 Comments

Upcoming Paid Internship Deadlines 11/15/09

Since 1983, Women's Studio Workshop's Internship Program in Rosendale New York has been providing young artists with the opportunity to learn first-hand how women can manage productive, successful careers as professional artists. WSW interns learn techniques for developing their work, build various new computer and studio-based skills, and are introduced to methods of gaining funding and exhibition opportunities. Interns also learn about the management of a renowned arts… Continue

Added by Women's Studio Workshop on August 13, 2009 at 3:44 — No Comments

Upcoming Fellowship Deadlines 10/15/09-11/15/09

WSW Fellowship opportunities are designed to provide concentrated work time for artists to explore new ideas in a dynamic and supportive community of women artists.

These opportunities provide emerging artists the opportunity to explore new process, mediums and concepts outside of an academic setting, and to interact with other professional artists immersed in their work. Artists in more established career stages also benefit from the focused time, expansive studio space and… Continue

Added by Women's Studio Workshop on August 13, 2009 at 3:00 — No Comments

Artist Book Residency Application Due 11/15/09

Upcoming November 15, 2009 Deadline for Artist Book Residency at Women's Studio Workshop:

These residency grants are designed to enable artists to produce a limited edition book work at WSW. Working intensively in our studios for six to eight weeks, artists print and bind their own books. WSW technical assistance includes training on new equipments, introduction to new materials, and assistance with production.

The grant includes a stipend of $2,000 to $3,000 for six to… Continue

Added by Women's Studio Workshop on August 13, 2009 at 2:57 — No Comments

Books and Beyond awards

On Friday I drove up to Bairnsdale to be a judge in the East Gippsland Art Gallery Inaugural Award for Artists' Books. I arrived in time for the sponsors preview on Friday evening which was very well attended and set the high tone for the rest of the weekend.

On Saturday I… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on August 10, 2009 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Final Call! Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides - Round Four - Summer 2009

Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides - Round Four - Summer 2009

To protest & commemorate the bombing of al-Mutanabbi Street, the centre of bookselling in Baghdad, on March 5th 2007, the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition* has been organising readings and other events since April 2007 as fundraisers for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

The broadside image here is by Darren De La Pena

On March 5th… Continue

Added by Sarah Bodman on August 4, 2009 at 2:53 — No Comments

Visit to barratt galleries, Alstonville, Australia by Philadelphia Book Artist Tara O'Brien

Tara O’Brien


Tara O’Brien is an accomplished book artist whose work is widely exhibited and collected. Her work is found in many collections, most notably, the Tate Modern, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Pieces range from contemporary structural explorations to traditional leather bound volumes. She is interested in conceptualizing the book and exploring its future. She uses unusual materials including ice, soap, grass, hair, porcelain, and hand dyed papers to… Continue

Added by julie barratt on August 3, 2009 at 18:24 — No Comments




Book Artists Respond to Architecture and Design

As part of Philagrafika 2010: the Graphic Unconscious, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Center for the Book, is issuing a call for entries for book artists to respond to selected works from the Athenaeum’s legacy research collection of architecture and design.

Entry & Submission… Continue

Added by Jude Robison on August 1, 2009 at 2:41 — No Comments

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