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Re: Exhibiting Books : A Brainstorm

Dear Robyn,

When I put my books on exhibit, I put a pair of white gloves on the stand
with the books so people can wear them and at least keep finger oil off the
pages.  I get inexpensive white cotton gloves from a camera shop.  I have
never tried chaining down the books!

Gwen Diehn

At 01:42 AM 11/27/96 +0000, you wrote:
>Dear Book Arts List Members
>I am currently preparing work for my first solo exhibition and will
>be having a couple of books which I have made on show.  The nature of
>the exhibition dictates that people be allowed access to page through
>these books.  How do I do this without having to face the risk of
>losing something?  I dont mind attaching very obtrusive chains and
>padlocks or some such obvious security measure, to the works, because
>it would fit it with the metaphors with which I am playing, but dont
>know how to.  The books are on a table with a tablecloth.
>Thanks for your help
>Robyn Sassen

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