Sarah Bodman is knocked out by two new publications from Manchester-based artist Caitlin Akers inspired by Akers’ great, great uncle Billy Marchant and his endeavours in the ring.
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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.
Social enterprise My Bookcase is crowdfunding for a new feature on its online platform – a unique directory of independent publishing houses across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Media Space associate curator and 1000 Words editor Tim Clark looks back over the year’s photo book releases and picks ten exceptional titles published in 2015.
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.
This year’s London Art Book Fair at Whitechapel Gallery – the seventh since launching in 2009 – features over 90 exhibitors and a special focus on Scandinavian art publishing. Pippa Koszerek talks to Max Vickers, the fair’s coordinator.
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.
A day of screenings, talks and workshops that celebrate queer DIY zine culture is taking place at Space Station Sixty-Five artist-run space in London this Sunday, organised by journalist, writer and zinester Charlotte Richardson Andrews.
The annual Publish and Be Damned self-publishers fair returns for the second year at ICA, London, on Saturday.
Front: David Shrigley, What The Hell Are You Doing? originally featured as the cover image to What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley, published by Canongate, 2010. Back: David Shrigley, Progress.
Simon Grennan on new sites for art.
Maria Fusco on artist’s books, her contribution to ten two zero zero five, a-n Collections.