Sunday, 8 February 2009

contemporary artists' bookfair

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12th International Contemporary Artists' Bookfair

Friday 6th & Saturday 7th March 2009
Parkinson's Court, University of Leeds. 11am - 6pm

The 12th International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair presents unique and multiple book works by artists and publishers from around the world.

An accompanying programme of related exhibitions and live art performances at the University of Leeds includes:
Starting Point - books as scores
15 to 1 - artists’ books from China
sub(Missive) - collaborative mail art book project
Concerto for Penguins - performance reading

At Leeds Central Library:
Biblio, Book, Buch, Livre, Libro - four artists explore the form

Free admission to the fair and events

Bookmaking workshops for children on the Saturday
A fully illustrated catalogue is available

The Parkinson Court is located within the Parkinson Building on Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT

For futher information visit

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I couldn't get the website to work :(

I heard about this event from Karoline Rerrie who will have a stall, and she tells me other diy press such as Lucky Dip, Black and White Cat Press and Bracket Press will be exhibiting too.

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