What a fantastic launch week! We officially launched last week along the Penistone Line and the reception of the publication has been amazing. Comments included: “You can tell a lot of work has been put into this.” “This is lovely.” […]
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International Day of Happiness started off sunny and warm and was really a very happy day for me, and I think the rest of the Dwell Time team. We arrived at Huddersfield station for a press photo and a pinhole […]
We did the soundchecks back at our Penistone launch venue The White Heart today. Last time we were there the wifi was down so we were looking to hotspot one of our phones and skype call Anak in LA on […]
Last week we went to our Penistone venue The White Heart to do line checks in advance of our launch next week. On the way over we saw a double rainbow which reminded us of our late friend, who we’re […]
On my last day I visited the paper showroom for TAKEO papers in Jinbocho in Tokyo. The space had a huge range of their papers available to sample as well as a collection of hand bound and hand made books […]
On my fourth day I visited 21_21 design gallery in Hinokicho Park, Minato-ku in Tokyo. I was really happy to collect so much graphic printed matter from the gallery to add to a growing collection of Japanese print work for my […]
On my third day in Tokyo I had a full day for visitied book stores. A special visit was to Utrect – an independent art book shop with zines and small exhibition space. They also curate zine and self publishing fairs. […]
On my second day I met with Tokyo born and based artist Minami. She is an illustrator trained in CSM in London. She makes zines and books as a large part of her practice and I bought several of these […]
I spent the first day meeting Tokyo based artist Zudana who talked about places to visit and gave me help and advice on getting around with the Tokyo Suica travel card! We met in Shibuya and visited a cafe and […]
To gain an understanding of what to seek out in Tokyo I met with Daikon zine on the 1st September. “daikon* zine is a platform for the writing and art of South-East and East Asian non-binary people and women in […]
A-N have supported my professional development to explore self publishing and print in Tokyo, Japan over 5 days.
DHL messaged to say my postcards were arriving today and Marc the Printers emailed to tell me my booklets would be ready for collection at 10am today. I updated my DHL information saying they could leave the package in the […]
I sent 8 x A3 prints to the printers on Tuesday and spent yesterday writing and compiling a 24 page booklet to accompany my exhibition. It’s had two checks so far with some bits and pieces like typos corrected and […]
This month’s featured blogger on the a-n Instagram is Jack Welsh. Richard Taylor talks to the Liverpool-based artist, writer, producer and educator about juggling multiple projects, writing about other people’s work, and his interest in archival research and book making.
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.
In addition to notions of DIY and self-publishing, Nick Thurston’s talk (which was discussed in last week’s blog) also explored themes of media theory and digital distribution. After detailing his recent exhibitions and publications, Thurston continued to contextualise his practice […]
“Public language is determined by more than composition” This week I went to the Publishing as Praxis presentation by Nick Thurston, an artist practitioner and scholar based in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. The […]
Clark Dawson met the Glasgow-based creators of this artists’ book to find out the intentions behind it.