Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bookmarking Book Art – Desperately seeking the MBAE

Paul St John Mackintosh posted some intriguing sleuth work at Teleread this month, occasioned by the Edinburgh International Book Festival.   The work—and identity—of the MBAE (Mystery Book Artist of Edinburgh) has been a recurrent theme throughout the Festival.  She … Continue reading

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Bookmark – interview with Henrik Berggren, Readmill

Michael Grothaus interviews Henrik Berggren about the Readmill app and the future of reading.  E-Books Could Be The Future Of Social Media ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community. Berggren says he never believed that single-purpose devices like the original Kindle would become widespread, … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Andrew Hayes

To find a union of metal and the printed page as rich and tactile as that created by Andrew Hayes, we have to hark back to the days of hot metal typesetting or farther still to the chained library. As a … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – “Visions from Afar,” Mount Ida College Gallery Exhibit

Visions from Afar, 4 April 2013 As the works in the exhibit are not prominently displayed, here are links for all the participating artists. Lola Baltzell Janet Bemis Carol Blackwell Dennis Dahill, Laura Davidson Sally Fine … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – … in medias res … Barbara Tetenbaum

… in medias res … in the midst of things … Nel mezzo del caminn di nostra vita … I asked Barbara Tetenbaum if we could base this interview on her selection of a book she owns and may or … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Exhibit at the Grosvenor Rare Book Room

“There is art to be found in science books and science to be found in artist’s books.” The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library has been kind enough to share the exhibit labels for its display held in March this … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Clifton Meador

Clifton Meador is the 2013 winner of the MCBA Award, sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.  The judges were Sarah Bodman, Sandra Kroupa and Buzz Spector.  Meador’s winning entry (A Repeated Misunderstanding of Nature (2012) and several others … Continue reading

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