Tuesday, 7 May 2013


turn the page was a great success – I spent much of the time talking with Tanya Peixoto of the bookartbookshop and eventually gave her all my ‘stock’ to sell in the book shop – so if you are passing – pop in and see what she has. http://www.bookartbookshop.com/

Its that time again - reading the research reports for the MA Book Arts at Camberwell - the titles give an indication of the breadth of issues and research strands that the students are engaged in. As ever there are some wonderfully insightful moments that challenge or support notions held within your own practice.
Material in book arts: exploring the relation between material and the body of artist books
Repetition in Artists' Books
How have the foundations of Collage influenced the Assemblage of Book Art?
Variable readings: A throw of the dice will never abolish chance.
"How frame and time work as a tool to depict the landscape"
Diary as Art: exploring Dieter Roth’s diary works in relation to Fluxus
How are the formal and structural elements of the comic book utilised by creator and reader in the construction of time?
The interplay of movement and bookstructure: movements interplay with book structures in relation to readers by comparing Ed Rusha’s Every Building on the building on the Sunset Strip and Stephanie Ognar’s Flip Book Bath
The Physically of the Book, The Richness of Reading Experience
How the content of Keith Smith’s Snow Job and Susan King’s Lessons from the South are enriched by creating the text’s visual form on typography and book structure
Quality abstract in photography exploring the photos in Paris shot by William Eggleston regarding the notion of Geometric abstract painting
Memory and Memorial – an evaluation of their relationship with the textile object.
Paper Fanzines: Nostalgia for Golden Ages of Rock Music, or a Quest for Authenticity? What drives modern music fan to reach for increasingly obsolete tangible media forms?
How are the issues of ‘place, voice and subject’ more successfully communicated in Get Here (Imogen Stidworthy, 2006) through focusing on the participatory nature of the work?
How does the inclusion of text add to the narrative dimensions of photography? Looking at the work of Clarissa Sligh, Duane Michals and Shirin Neshat.
Marching Backwards into the future. Or why does McLuhan, Flore and Agels’s The medium is the massage feel so now?