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.
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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.
Thanks to a professional development bursary from a-n, last year I had an extended conversation with artist and writer Michael Hampton. We have now turned this into a limited edition publication with a twist. It begins like this: Michael Hampton: […]
Venue:Gateshead Central Library
From:February 01, 2017
To:April 05, 2017
Location:North East England
The art critic and Booker Prize-winning author, who became widely known due to his 1972 BBC TV series, Ways of Seeing, has died.
Looking for art books for Christmas? Here are ten ideas to start with, including a tour of the world’s brutalist gems, a collection of inspiring and insightful artists’ quotes, and the memoir of an art world celebrity.
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.
“Because now that anyone is free to print whatever they wish, they often disregard that which is best and instead write, merely for the sake of entertainment, what would best be forgotten, or better still be erased from all books. […]
Scottish artist Katie Paterson has recently published her first monograph, documenting almost 10 years of multidisciplinary projects that range from a 100-year artwork to streetlights powered by lightning. Anneka French finds out more.
For her current exhibition at De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, Fiona Banner ranges across graphic and font design in her continuing exploration of language and form. Dany Louise talks to her.
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.
Renowned for his work exploring issues of security and secrecy in the ‘war on terror’, Edmund Clark’s Negative Publicity sees the British photographer examine the CIA’s programme of extraordinary rendition. On the occasion of a new monograph and year-long exhibition at the Imperial War Museum London, he talks to Tim Clark about the challenges of photographing invisible mechanisms of state control.
From:July 29, 2016
To:August 06, 2016
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.
Back in the spring of 2015 I had the notion of ‘bathe in ignorance’ on my mind and it was something I had to respond to – I wondered how I might Bathe in my own ignorance? Naturally (for me) […]
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at artists’ books, Sarah Bodman previews forthcoming events at Baltic, Gateshead and The Forum, Norwich.
Venue:Lower Hewood Farm
From:May 28, 2016
To:June 12, 2016
Location:South West England
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.
I have been intending to write this post for some time but i never seem to get round to putting this one down. its to do with how my work influences me. well more to do with the way the […]
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.
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.
Self-development is a focus for me this month. I am working through The Chimp Paradox by Prof Steve Peters which has come recommended by 2 artists I’ve spoken with recently. Finding it really helpful. (Got it for Midwinter – I […]