The Blue Notebook journal for artists' books Vol 9 No 2, April 2015.
The Blue Notebook journal for artists' books Vol 9 No2, April 2015.
Articles: Paul Soulellis on Performing publishing. Infrathin tales from the printed web; Jude Lau, on John Bently, Artists’ Books and The Printhaus: looking for community in books; Angie Butler investigates the draw of letterpress printing and practice by reporting on findings from an online survey in Running My Fingers Across The Surface: Letterpress printing and artists’ books; Logan Sisley outlines the project, Scientia Civitatis: Missing Titles, an imaginary library of knowledge about cities realised by Vagabond Reviews for the exhibition, Phoenix Rising: Art and Civic Imagination, at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. In The E-dge of the Book, Anna Cooper offers elements that help determine ‘bookness’, as a means of considering digital ‘book’ forms and keeping an open dialogue regarding these forms in relation to book arts practice.
Artists' pages by: Ros Blackmore, Noëlle Griffiths, Rachel Marsh, Richard Roberts and Elizabeth Shorrock. Cover design by Tom Sowden
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