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engage 12 Book Art

This volume is about the book as an art form and related questions. Articles reflect on the theory and the history of the artist’s book, the role of the reader and the interplay between visual and verbal modes of expression. Contributors include Stephen Bury, British Library; Alec Finlay, artist and publisher; Vincent Gille, Pavillon des Arts, Paris; Pam Meecham, Institute of Education; Kaija Kaitavuori, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.

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engage 12 Book Art

'Artists' Books', pgs 8-13
Stephen Bury, Head of European and American Collections, British Library

'And so books entered our lives…', pgs 14-15
Alec Finlay, Artist in residence, BALTIC, Gateshead

'Book Burning', pgs 16-23
Howard Hollands, Victoria de Rijke and Rebecca Sinker, Middlesex University

'Nothing that’s not a book', pgs 24-29
David Petts, Visual poet

'Painting and books: a difficult partnership', pgs 30-35
Vincent Gille, Head of Mission, Pavillon des Arts, Paris

'Words', pgs 36-39
Martin Thomas, Exhibtions Officer and Sara Norrish, Arts Education Officer, Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery

'Picturing relationships: working with words and pictures in the gallery', pgs 40-43
Pam Meecham, Lecturer in art, design and museology, Institute of Education

'I boiled a book for three hours and the pages stayed the same', pgs 44-51
Kimberley Foster, Artist and arts educator

'Beyond Words', pgs 52-54
Karen Eslea, Gallery educator

'Publication laboratory', pgs 55-58
Mark Beevor, Director of Book Lab in conversation with Victoria Hollows, Museum Manager, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums

'Bookartbookshop' pgs 59-61
Tanya Peixoto, Director of bookartbookshop

'Reviews: Private Views; Derby Days', pgs 62-64
Emily Pringle, Freelance gallery educator and artist

'Social inclusion revisited', pgs 65-69


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