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Exhibition Category: Editions

Books created as identical or closely-similar copies of the same work of art

Fragments

Frances Staniforth Fragments 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Fragments Materials: Copper plates for the 13 etchings Hahnemühle paper for etching prints. Card folder. [G.F.Smith ’Power Blue’ 300 gsm]. Copper wire braids Jute string tie. Fragment of shaped sheep bone. Tracing paper [100 g/m] Archival interleaving tissue sheets. Off white cartridge paper [160 gsm] Structure:Fragments is a book in loose leaf form. Each book has 13 limited edition etchings. The etchings are inked, and wiped by hand. Edition numbers 1-13 of the book include a copper etching plate. Edition numbers 14-26 are the same...

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Pockets for Women

Marilyn Tippett Pockets for Women 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Pockets for Women Buy this book Book price £40 Post and packing £3 Insurance £2 Total inclusive price £45 Marilyn Tippett Artist Please note that clicking the PayPal button below will take you directly to a shopping cart on the PayPal site. You do not need a PayPal login and you can pay by any usually accepted method. Previous Book Next Book

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Folklórico

Hilke Kurzke Folklórico 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 The edition is digitally reproduced from a prototype with screen-printed background pages, with the text flowing in bubbles over the page and a cover from stitched together warp-faced woven bands.The story is told in the form of a screenplay and its main character is Isabella from Sheffield. She just finished school, and it’s her dream to make it as a contemporary dancer, while her parents would prefer for her to go to university and study – maybe law. When her grandmother dies, she leaves her a task which leads to Isabella...

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The Smiley Oracle

Hilke Kurzke The Smiley Oracle 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 The Smiley Oracle The Smiley Oracle works like this: You pose a question, you open the book at a random page, and you see a smiley (well, not all of them are actually smiling). This face is then interpreted as an answer to your question. With this work I wanted to investigate the relation between the contents of a book, and how they can vary from reader to reader. The Smiley Oracle is a toy, and a book art object. The edition is limited to 16. The books are numbered and signed. Each one has a unique combination of colours. Together...

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Absences

Hilke Kurzke Absences 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Absences A6, accordion book. pages and covers hand decorated with gesso and acrylics using stencils, text handwritten. The paper from which the pages are made is toned, and the white background is painted on with gesso – with shapes missed out, showing the shape of a missing fork, knife, spoon, … The text is handwritten using pastel pencils in two colours for the two speakers in this dialogue. Absences is the title of my own flash fiction story: A woman speaks with a police officer about mysterious disappearances in her flat....

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Of Riches & Rags – A Reading of the Financial Times

Mireille Ribiere Of Riches & Rags – A Reading of the Financial Times Of Riches & Rags – A Reading of the Financial Times The books consists of a series of photographs showing individual pages of the Financial Times placed on a lightbox. As a flimsy, low-quality paper, newsprint has a number of drawbacks, one such being its semi-transparency: there is always the chance that pictures and text printed on one side of the paper will show through and interfere with the matter overleaf. Yet this apparent flaw has considerable potential that has rarely been explored or highlighted....

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Fragments

Batool Showghi Fragments 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Fragments Exploring themes of cultural heritage, memory, identity and loss in very personal ways. Creating and constructing a family album based on my impressions from home and my town Ahvaz in Iran. Handmade artist’s book. Manipulated photographs, collage and other imagery with textile and stitching. Size: 15.5 x 21 x 1 cm. When opened 243 cm x 15.5 cm New Edition 1/10 Buy this book Book price £450 Post and packing £20 Insurance £10 Total inclusive price £480 Please note that clicking the PayPal button below will take you...

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Walls and Surfaces

Batool Showghi Walls and Surfaces 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Walls and Surfaces A handmade book made recreating walls & surfaces of my town Ahvaz after the war. My multidisciplinary approach to the artists’ book and other mixed media work involve photography, illustration, painting and textiles. All of which are employed to explore themes of cultural heritage, memory, identity and loss in very personal ways. Handmade artist’s book. Manipulated photographs, collage, printing and painting and other imagery with textiles and stitching. Size: 16 x 15.5 cm, when opened 203 cm x 16 x...

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Gathered Gatherings

Bernard Fairhurst Gathered Gatherings 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Gathered Gatherings A one-off handmade book with an online printed A6 limited edition. The handmade book is a traditional hardback book made for the theme Gather and exploring the things we collect and hold onto that are both worthless and priceless. The core theme of the book is one that recurs in my work, where mundane collections of fairly incidental items become imbued with intrinsic meaning and carry signifiers for memories of close family members no longer alive. The challenge is to explore personal issues of identity...

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Rain: as if life wasn’t hard enough already

Bernard Fairhurst Rain: as if life wasn’t hard enough already 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Rain: as if life wasn’t hard enough already An online printed limited edition. Originally an A5 handmade book for the Stroud Artists Book group meeting on the theme of ‘Rain’. The book is my response to Albert Camus’s response to the Myth of Sisyphus. Taking inspiration from Camus’s book using painted backgrounds and collaged images in an attempt to reference the story of Sisyphus to all our lives, our daily lot and how we manage the many vicissitudes of life. Camus...

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Eh is not for Apple

Bernard Fairhurst Eh is not for Apple 22 Mar, 2022 10 May, 2022 Eh is not for Apple A handmade second edition of an earlier handmade book which was processed into an online printed limited edition made in response to the theme Alphabet. The book reflects personal and professional experience with the emotional fallout from experiences with text and literacy. The book was an opportunity to play with the established form of flash cards and our familiarity with entry level reading schemes. This handmade book presents as a traditional hardback with a drum leaf binding which facilitates engagement...

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