John Dilnot has been creating his hand-produced books since 1985 and his work features in the collections of the V&A, Tate, MoMA, and more. As a touring exhibition exploring his practice opens in Northern Ireland, Sarah Bodman provides a snapshot of his many publications.
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The latest in Sarah Bodman’s series looking at the varied and fascinating area of artists’ self-publishing looks at a special ‘passport’ stamp project, part of the 10th anniversary edition of the Bristol Artists’ Book Event.
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at the diverse and inventive world of artists’ books, Sarah Bodman enjoys the performative nature of Nathan Walker’s Condensations, with its thick screes of words and essence of place inspired by a residency in Ambleside.
John McDowall and Chris Taylor are celebrating 20 years of their Pages artists’ book project with a series of events and exhibitions, including the 20th Leeds International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair in March. Sarah Bodman looks forward to this significant milestone.
Sarah Bodman, senior research fellow at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research and writer of a-n’s Artists’ Books series, picks her ten favourite publications of the year.
A new publication by critic and writer John Berger and artist John Christie presents their correspondence of letters and small books, creating ‘artists’ books within a book’. Sarah Bodman finds reading it an enchanting experience.
For the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of Maddy and Paul Hearn who, with fellow artist Vickie Fear, are behind this month’s Counter: Plymouth Art Book Fair.
For the latest instalment in her monthly series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of British artist Angela Thames as her year-long residency at Chawton House Library in Hampshire draws to a close.
In the latest instalment of her monthly column on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at two artists whose publishing practice sees them exhibiting at major upcoming events in the USA.
In the latest instalment of her monthly column on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at some beautiful publications inspired by the works of the Bard ahead of this year’s Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair.
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at artists’ books, Sarah Bodman previews forthcoming events at Baltic, Gateshead and The Forum, Norwich.
For the latest in her series of columns on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of Newcastle-based artist Theresa Easton whose new series of books was created at a Victorian era letterpress printing works in Scotland.
For the latest in her regular series, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of New York-based Heidi Neilson ahead of a new show at Phoenix Brighton focusing on technologically-inspired artists’ books.
For the latest in her regular series for a-n News, Sarah Bodman introduces two works from a new collection of 13 artists’ books to be launched at PAGES: The Leeds International Artists’ Book Fair.
In the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks ahead to this year’s Artists’ BookMarket at Fruitmarket Gallery and picks out some highlights.
For the latest instalment in her monthly series looking at artists’ books, Sarah Bodman introduces two new works by the Dutch artist Elisabeth Tonnard.
There have been some fantastic artists’ books published this year and Sarah Bodman at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research has read most of them. Here she picks ten of her favourites.
Artist and poet Nancy Campbell explores the disappearing languages and environments of the Arctic in her latest limited edition work, which launches later this week at a book fair in London. Sarah Bodman tells the story behind Proviso.
For the second piece in our monthly series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of artist and poet Jeremy Dixon and his affordable, small-run booklets.
In the first of a new monthly series focusing on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman – researcher at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research – introduces a screenprinted hardback that draws on Russian Constructivist graphics and features a specially commissioned poem by Benjamin Heathcote.