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Artist's Book Yearbook 2024-2025 International P&P

artist yearbook INT



Published by Impact Press. The ABYB is a biennial reference publication focusing on international activity in the field of book arts. It serves as a resource for librarians, artists, academics, students, collectors, dealers, publishers and researchers, in fact anyone interested in artists’ books!


Detailed Description

Contents of the 2024-2025 edition of the Artist’s Book Yearbook:

Essays: David Paton considers the 50+ years of collecting the 14,000+ items now housed in the Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts (JGCBA) at the Wits Art Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. In Ossessione, Tanya Peixoto shares her experiences of finding a fitting tribute to her husband, Alastair Brotchie (20/07/1952 - 27/01/2023) writer and artist who co-founded and ran Atlas Press, the London Institute of ’Pataphysics (LIP) and was also the owner of the building that bookartbookshop resides in. Jadwiga Tryzno looks back at Thirty years of the Book Art Museum in Henryk Grohman’s villa in Łódź, Poland. On a Clear Day - Julie Johnstone & Maria White in conversation has been written up from a public event that took place during Julie Johnstone’s 2023 exhibition at Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol. In The (Unrepeatable) Wayzgoose Press: 1985–2020, Caren Florance explores the artistic lifetimes of Michael (Mike) Hudson and Jadwiga Jarvis. John Bently reflects on Liver and Lights. Forty plus years…. UK artist Robert Good examines titles, form and colour as the first virtual Summer Librarian at Street Road’s gallery and Little Free Library in Cochranville, USA. Sign the world Field Study - Formed in London in 1993 by three artists, David Dellafiora, Benedict Phillips and Eamonn Kirwin, Field Study is an international network of mail artists. Susan Hartigan looks at people and publications featuring in its 30-year history. Helen Morley interviews Graham Moss - typographer, book design, book binder and proprietor of Incline Press in Oldham, UK. Jennie Hinchcliff - Director of Exhibitions and Artist Programs at the San Francisco Center for the Book - explores the Semblance of Authority: Handheld Rubber Stamps as a Tool of Protest and Activism. Sienkiewicz Street in Kielce 20 Years After - or in search of the other side - Radosław Nowakowski celebrates the anniversary of his book Sienkiewicza Street in Kielce with a new edition.  In THE POEM THAT BUILT A CITY, Alastair R. Noble reflects on a month living at Ciudada Abierta, Cooperativa Amereida, Ritoque, Chile. In Redefining the Artist’s Book: Ed Ruscha’s “Twentysix Gasoline Stations” and its Enduring Influence, ChatPGT et al. respond to a writing prompt by Tom Sowden.

Listings sections of organisations, galleries, centres, bookshops, collections, libraries, colleges, libraries, artist-led projects and print studios, fairs, events and festivals. Artists’ Books Listings of 450 works by artists in: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Republic of Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the UK and USA.

 Cover of this edition, produced by Tom Sowden in collaboration with DALL-E.

Artists pages by: Volodymyr Bilyk (Ukraine) Fernanda Fedrizzi (Brazil) Julie Graves Krishnaswami (USA) Kena Kitchengs (Mexico) Paul Laidler (UK) Raquel Meyers (Spain) Richard Nash (UK) Danni Storm (Denmark) hiromi suzuki (Japan).

 296pp, black and white print throughout. 21 x 29.7 cm.