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Designers Bookbinders lectures

From: Clare Prince <clare.prince>
Date: Saturday, September 1, 2007
Designer Bookbinders Lectures Series 2007-2008
The Art Workers Guild
6 Queen Square, London, UK

Tuesday 2 October 2007

    Lester Capon
    Extreme Bookbinding: Preserving a manuscript in Ethiopia

Tuesday 6 November 2007

    Danny Flynn, Typographer
    Laser Cutting and Letterpress

        The use of laser-cutting technology in both traditional and
        letterpress printing work for film and advertising and his
        collaboration with artist and bookbinder Eri Funazaki.

Tuesday 4 December 2007

    Carolyn Trant, Parvenu Press
    Books and Stuff: the Quiddity of Artist's Books

        Artist Carolyn Trant talks about her books and making ideas
        work in organic materials. She will try and bring some real
        stuff with her.

Saturday 26 January 2008

    10:30am
    David Penton, Mark Cockram and Midori Kunikata-Cockram
    Beautiful British Books: An account of the genesis, setting up
    and impact of the Designer Bookbinders Exhibition held in Japan
    in 2006.

    12 noon
    Elizabeth Sobczynski
    Preserving the Oldest Monastic Collection--The Deir al Surian
    Library

        The most important Coptic Library in Egypt dates from the
        fifth century and houses the earliest biblical texts and
        works of Church Fathers. The collection represents a
        resource of inestimable scholarly value and an important
        example of a shared world heritage; the immense task of
        preserving it for the future is underway with the support of
        The Levantine Foundation.

    2pm
    Faith Shannon
    Stone bound: How one commission became ten bindings and an
    exhibition: Binding George Mackay's poems for Kulgin Duval and
    Colin Hamilton.

    3:30pm
    Sally Mae Joseph and Susan Hufton
    Making a Mighty Manuscript Book

        Two of the scribes and artists who worked on the St John's
        Bible tell the story of its making in the 21st century and
        of their experiences as members of the production team.

Tuesday 5 February 2008

    Bernard Middleton
    The Middleton Lecture: How not to create a bindery

        A light-hearted account of my set-up, which is in marked
        contrast to the smart, clinical, efficiently arranged
        binderies of many others.

Tuesday 4 March 2008

    Philip Smith
    Constructing Tom Phillips' Dante's Inferno 'tower': Illustrating
    the process of designing and binding a three-volume book tower.

        The lecture celebrates Philip's 80th year, 59 of which he
        has spent working as a book artist.

All lectures are held at the Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square,
London WC1 and start at 6:30pm unless otherwise stated.

Admission:
  DB members UKP 5.00
  Non-members UKP 7.00
  Students UKP 2.50

For further information please contact

  Rachel Ward Sale
  +44 1273 486718
  lectures [at] designerbookbinders__org
  <URL:http://www.designerbookbinders.org.uk/teaching/teaching.html>

Clare Prince
Book Conservator, London


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