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Cheryl penn's Blog (6)

The Dissemination of Unique Books into the World as Mail Art

I predominately make one-off unique books. When they are bought, they sit on shelves gathering dust, very seldom seeing the light of day. So now, once they are made, I cut them up and send them out as mail art into the world. A process based art practice.  The World is a Town, inspired by the Novgorod Codex was the first recycled hand made book to  suffer this fate. The second book to undergo the knife is Bones of Contention. This work originally took nine months to complete. In one…

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Added by cheryl penn on March 4, 2011 at 20:32 — 3 Comments

The World is a Town

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

Added by cheryl penn on September 26, 2010 at 3:36 — 2 Comments

The World is a Town

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

Added by cheryl penn on September 26, 2010 at 3:29 — No Comments

New External Blog

I have a new Blog - please see http://cherylpenn.com/wpb/

Added by cheryl penn on August 12, 2010 at 17:57 — No Comments

My diary book was one of only four pieces chosen from the region I live for one of our largest national exhibitions - Sasol New Signatures. This is another request for diary pages.

My diary book was one of only four pieces chosen from the region I live for one of our largest national exhibitions - Sasol New Signatures. This is another request for diary pages.
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Added by cheryl penn on August 9, 2010 at 19:25 — 2 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…
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Added by cheryl penn on July 28, 2010 at 6:19 — No Comments

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Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowship

The Australian Library of Art at the State Library of Queensland (in Brisbane, Australia)  is offering two Fellowships for 2014.

The Fellowships offer a stipend of AU$9,000 each, priority access to the collections, and research support from specialist librarians.

One Fellowship is available to artists’ books makers to create a new work based on SLQ collections.

The other Fellowship is for researchers interested in generating new knowledge about artists’ books from SLQ’s extensive and nationally significant collection.

Entry forms will be available from 24 March and applications open on 1 April 2014. Applications close on 15 May 2014.

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Melbourne, Australia

 

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