Thursday 8 May 2008

AHRC Artists’ Books Seminar - Guest Speaker

1 - 8th May 2008 The seminar was called: How are artists using and investigating new media for publishing?
School of Creative Arts, Department of Art and Design,
University of the West of England Bristol, UK

I will be giving a presentation on the 8th May called: Using the internet for showing and marketing artists' books. To see the slides that accompany the talk click here...

Friday 2 May 2008

Re:2008 Touring Artists' Books Exhibition

Exhibition curated by the we love your books collaboration between Melanie Bush, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, The University of Northampton, UK and Emma Powell, Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design, De Montfort University (Leicester), UK.

All books were based on re word(s). For example: release, remote, reject,reassemble etc. 

Wonderful books were submitted from book artists and students from all over the world
including: Finland, The Ukraine, Russia, Spain, Australia, Italy, Canada, Hong Hong, Hungary,
Germany, Portugal, Sweden and USA.
  • 12th – 29th May 2008, The Gallery, The University of Northampton, Northampton, NN2 6JD, UK.
  • 14th July–14th August, Artworks MK, Milton Keynes, UK 
  • 5th-14th November 2008, University of Portsmouth , CCi Space, Eldon Building, Portsmouth, UK

Reboot is on show. As part of the Portsmouth show there ar also another 3 exhibitions:

Visual Dairies - This was a sketchbook project with staff and students.

Zineopolis - I curate the zine collection at the University and selected zines are being shown,
Future Fantasteek! Issue No. 5 is being premiered at this venue.

The Ministry of Books - The University of Portsmouth has recently started an artists' books collection curated by Dr Maureen O'Neill. You can visit the site here...