Artist Books 3.0

Where artists' books and the book arts meet online...


October 2008 Blog Posts (7)

barratt galleries, Northern NSW, Australia

Just wanted to post this beautiful panorama shot which artist books 3 member Doug Spowart took last time he visited the gallery with Victoria Cooper. This photograph was taken during the Southern cross University Acquisitive Book award exhibition in August this year. I am now taking submissions for artist book exhibitions for the second half of 2009. Solo or Group shows for 1 months duration. Enquiries can be made to…


Added by julie barratt on October 23, 2008 at 11:08 — No Comments

290 members and counting...

Just a note to say that Artist Books 3.0 now has 290 members from all over the place. There are members from Australia, New Zealand, the USA, UK, China, Israel, Netherlands, Denmark, South Africa, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Germany and Canada.

It is great to see so many people who are enthusiastic about artists' books and I look forwards to there being over 300 members so feel free to invite your friends and colleagues to get involved.

To make the most of the huge diversity… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on October 22, 2008 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Scott McCarney online

I'm pleased to announce I've made significant progress towards embracing the twenty-first century by building and posting a website. Please check it out:

I still don't have a cell phone, though. One foot at a time.

Added by scott mccarney on October 22, 2008 at 1:44 — 1 Comment

New Issue - Blue Notebook Journal for Artists' Books Vol3. No1: October 2008


- Robyn Sassen considers the apartheid army as an unexpected incubator for artists' books in South Africa;

- Dr Anne Hammond examines non-narrative sequence in photographic books;

- Your Turn: experiments in narrative and play is co-written by Patricia Allmer, Jonathan Carson, Rosie Miller and John Sears, exploring the book as a site for game playing and storytelling;

- Kyoko Tachibana writes… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on October 20, 2008 at 17:30 — No Comments

October issue - Book Arts Newsletter now available

The latest issue of the Book Arts Newsletter (No.45 October 2008) is available in colour from here.

This issue contains a wealth of international information, articles, reviews and snippets about artists' books and book arts events around the world including exhibitions, fairs, websites, awards, competitions etc. You can download a copy from the Centre for Fine Print Research website here. If you want to submit information… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on October 20, 2008 at 12:00 — No Comments

Book Lover bumper stickers

Book Lover bumber stickers can be ordered here.

Added by Robert Heather on October 16, 2008 at 10:40 — No Comments


Traditional and emerging formats of artists’ books: Where do we go from here?

9th and 10th July 2009 at the School of Creative Arts, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. 10am – 5pm each day.

We believe that content is paramount for any artist’s book, yet format is also part of its context. We are currently working on a 2-year AHRC funded project ( at the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England, UK: What will be the… Continue

Added by Sarah Bodman on October 11, 2008 at 0:54 — No Comments

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