Exhibitions: Book Arts Round Up

by Susan Green October 28, 2015

Exhibitions: Book Arts Round Up

There seems to have been a flurry of interesting altered books, artists books and bookbinding activity lately. I've been posting them on Facebook and here's a round up:
 

This Saturday I went down to Boscombe sea front and visited Artparkspace's altered books exhibition curated by Laura...

Posted by BOUND on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

I must admit I came home with a little haul of art books from the @ArtParkspace library!

Posted by BOUND on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

More work from the Altered Books exhibition curated by Laura Joy for ArtParkspace in Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe festival last Saturday at Boscombe beach. This is 'The Burden of Truth' by Leandro Alenfel.

Posted by BOUND on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Lovely (very brief!) intro to the history of decorated papers, including German, Italian, Chinese and Japanese printing methods and design.

Posted by BOUND on Tuesday, 27 October 2015

An Early Middle Age animal calligram book ('calligram' was a new one to me) - how wonderful!

Posted by BOUND on Wednesday, 21 October 2015


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