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off line person requests advice
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: off line person requests advice
- From: Jill Timm <jtimm@US.IBM.COM>
- Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 11:59:46 -0500
- Message-Id: <199908111701.KAA20946@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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I was asked to post this note, perhaps someone on this list could give Ben
advice. He is not on the book_arts list.
Please respond directly to Ben Vasali at address below. Thanks.
>From: "BEN VASALI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>My name is Ben Vasali and I am an artist who creates artists books of
>etchings, watercolors and poems. After 7 years I recently completed an
>artist book after my lover died on the island of Santorini. The book is a
>based on a series of dreams. It is done in the style of Persian, Russian and
>Japanese miniatures. I am a graduate from Parsons School of Design and have
>won awards internationally.
>I was curious whether you knew of any representatives or agents who would be
>willing to take a look at the idea. I was looking to create a small
>edition of hand bound books of etchings and letterpressed poems which would
>be sold to individual collectors in conjunction with an exhibition.
>I am not sure if it is appropriate(protocol) to seek an agent or find a
>small press for an idea such as this. If you have any advice or know of a
>small press that I could contact I would greatly appreciate it. Its so hard
>getting any information as to binding, marketing or anything like that-it is
>mostly my fault for not being a better businessman. I was hoping you might
>know of some direction for a idea like this.
>Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated.
Jill Timm, Visual Media Designer
User Centered Design
Network Computing Software, IBM Austin
(512) 838-9267, email@example.com