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November 2008 Blog Posts (15)

Maternal Legends: A National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Artist Books

my friend pat from Washington USA sent this link to the Maternal Legends Exhibition
A National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Artist Books
December 5, 2008 - January 3, 2009


Added by judy bourke on November 30, 2008 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

Oops - erratum!

Mind you, since I have no Latin I may have spelled that incorrectly... I just wanted to add to my previous post about the 'Without Boundaries' show in Sydney: I inferred that Imogen Yang curated the exhibition, when what I intended to say was that I was talking to Imogen, who is a curator! In fact the exhibition is the joint work of Imogen, Lorraine Brown who kindly pointed out my mistake, Sue Anderson and Wayne Stock, and they should all be congratulated for pulling together such an… Continue

Added by Sara Bowen on November 24, 2008 at 16:21 — 1 Comment

Virtual Artist's Book inauguration at: ellibroysuslecturas.azul

Virtual Artist's Book inauguration at: ellibroysuslecturas.azul web page

On Saturday November 29, 2008, at six p.m. Spain time (at 18 hours gm (+1)). The exhibit ellibroysuslecturaazul is going to have an art show online.

This is a collaborative work experience promoted by the digital magazine Artist Jim Lorena curates the exhibit. The authors were selected by a contest process on the Internet.

The… Continue

Added by librodeartista on November 22, 2008 at 20:08 — No Comments

Without Boundaries

What a treat, Australian Bookbinders Exhibition have pulled off a coup. I had no idea what to expect, I was confident the quality would be there and was very pleased to be at the opening. Having originally studied in Sydney and very aware of the few opportunities to see exhibitions of artists books in Sydney ( despite the creative energy there is for them there ), I particularly enjoyed being able to touch so many books. I find one of the strengths of artists books and bookworks, is that many… Continue

Added by Tim Mosely on November 22, 2008 at 12:02 — 2 Comments

Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, Sydney

I've just come back from Sydney after attending the opening event at the Australian Bookbinders' Exhibition at the Pine Street Creative Arts Centre Gallery, and I had such a great time. As someone who hasn't long been living in Australia (two years last month) it was great to walk into a room of artist book people and see familiar faces! I probably knew more people at the opening event than I know in Coffs Harbour, which says a lot about the artists' book community, I think. It is undoubtedly a… Continue

Added by Sara Bowen on November 21, 2008 at 18:00 — 3 Comments

Fall 2008 Ampersand now available

"Ampersand" is the quarterly journal of the Pacific Center for the Book Arts (PCBA). It has articles about all aspects of the book arts, from historical commentary to profiles of working artists to practical how-to tutorials. The informative articles are generously illustrated with photographs. Back issues are available for $15 to US addresses (includes shipping, CA residents add tax) and $18 overseas. Information about back issues and ordering is… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on November 21, 2008 at 8:43 — No Comments


Picked this up on the Book Arts email list and it may interest some of you:

BOOK CENTRAL is having its first ever HOLIDAY SUPER SALE !!! Book Central carries over 90 titles on book arts, papermaking, paper arts, children's arts and more!

This holiday season, all titles on Calligraphy, Rubber Stamping and Polymer Clay are being offered at a whopping 50% off of the everyday prices. Please visit our… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on November 19, 2008 at 15:49 — No Comments

Australian bookbinders exhibition

I'm really looking forward to going to see this exhibition in sydney tomorrow night and catching up with other passionate artist book makers.

I put in a book that I made as part of the box of books given to me as chuck outs from the local library. I really appreciate all the hard work that has gone into the setting up of this exhibition by passionate volunteers.

'The new library'…


Added by judy bourke on November 18, 2008 at 0:00 — 4 Comments

Second Edition Virtual Books

Second Edition is a project exploring the possibilities of books in virtual worlds. It has a presence in the virtual worlds Second Life, Twinity, OpenSim and Open Life. Templates and help with making 3D workable books in virtual worlds are available free at the Second Edition Books and Publishing in Second Life, two presses are available to publish books in-world, and we are in the process of helping to establish a virtual Book Art Museum. One of our members has already created a virtual… Continue

Added by Judy Barrass on November 16, 2008 at 8:03 — 1 Comment

Journal of Artists' Books 24 - now available

Order your copy of JAB24 using the JAB Order Form

JAB24 was edited by Craig Dworkin & Kyle Schlesinger and features articles by scholars and artists who have been working in areas where writing and art often combine into new forms of the book. These new manifestations of the traditional book often appear… Continue

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

Artists' books - Bookbinding workshop

This one-day workshop will include a discussion of artists' use of the book form, with a focus on some of the artist books currently on display in the gallery, and the making of a concertina book and a case bound hard cover book. This workshop will cover some of the processes used in the construction of artists' books, and will give participants the grounding to understand and try out other book forms.

Sunday, the 16th november, from 10am till 3pm at barratt galleries, Alstonville,… Continue

Added by julie barratt on November 9, 2008 at 13:41 — No Comments

Artists' Book Fair Liverpool

The Artists' Book Fair Liverpool is almost here! An immpressive array of artists are coming to town for the event so have a look at the blog and see what's going on:

Saturday 15th November 12 - 5

Sunday 16th November 11 -4

11 Wolstenholme Square

Liverpool L1 4JJ…


Added by Emily Speed on November 6, 2008 at 19:33 — No Comments

The Firing Squad Meets the Press

Our group exhibition is in it's second 'week. After months of planning and making new work, the business of exhibiting and planning an opening is nearly over.

Documenting my work while it is installed is my focus now, and hoping that all who wish to see it have been able to make it to the gallery.

I am enjoying the experience of exhibiting in an artist run gallery where we have full editorial control and can use the gallery as we please. I can pin things to the walls move stuff around… Continue

Added by judy bourke on November 4, 2008 at 23:36 — No Comments

There is installation at Hand Held Gallery

Hi all,

Colouring books, sketch books, paintings, miniature copies and a giant book will be on show in Andy Lawson’s new installation opening at Hand Held Gallery Tuesday 4th of November 2008, 7-9pm.

"There is Order...", is an installation which utilizes the methodology of multiples, collecting, enlargement, miniaturisation and collaborations with other artists, to create contemplative narratives from the mundane, the incidental and inconsequential.

Simple line… Continue

Added by Megan Herring on November 3, 2008 at 13:19 — No Comments

big things

i recently read jan allsopp's blog about the big banana images. In Wollongong we have the 'big book' I now have a new digital camera as my other one died in the middle of documenting my exhibition. I'll take some pics of the big book for the artist books blogsite.
today I went to see the sculpture by the sea last day at Bondi and Tamarama in Sydney, Australia. What a crowd! No books there, except maybe for the scrabble pieces Sculpture.

Added by judy bourke on November 2, 2008 at 23:34 — No Comments

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