Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bookmarking Book Art — Long-Bin Chen

This video accompanies the exhibition entitled Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Art.  Curated by Karen Ann Myers, Assistant Director of the Halsey Institute, Rebound brings together the work of Doug Beube, Long-Bin Chen, Brian Dettmer, Guy Laramée, and Francesca Pastine. … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Karine (France’s answer to the Mystery Book Artist of Edinburgh)

“Encore une fois bienvenue dans les coulisses de mon prochain défi: faire entrer un peu de poésie à l’intérieur d’une cloche de verre avec pour point de départ un vieux livre dépoussiéré de J. Feildel: Le Jardin – 1942.” For … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Barbara Tetenbaum

  Here is another instance of “reverse” ekphrasis.   When a writer creates poetry or prose in response to a work of art, that is an ekphrastic work.  Think of John Keats and “Ode to a Grecian Urn,” William Carlos Williams … Continue reading

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Bookmark – Education for the Future of Publishing

When it comes to acquiring skills and professional training in book publishing, from the early days of the printing press onwards, learning by doing has been book publishing’s order of the day.  Consider the following interview exchange between Mac Slocum (Tools … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Book Arts Newsletter

Published by Impact Press at the Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE Bristol, this newsletter is an important tool, kept honed by Sarah Bodman.  The link will take you to the June 2013 issue.

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Bookmarking Book Art — Sam Winston

Presented here is an ongoing exploration of Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ and Ruth Padel’s ‘Darwin, A Life In Poems’. I initially separated the text of these two books into nouns verbs, adjectives & other. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art — Justin James Reed

  2013 is apparently a booklet of blank pages, until the lights go out and the reader begins to search the pages with the ultraviolet flashlight that accompanies the book in its archival box. Is this reading with one’s whole body? … Continue reading

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