Archive for September 2011
Uncanny Editions is pleased to invite you to the launch of issue 3 of Uncanny Magazine – Publication as Process, with a talk by Karen Lacroix, Friday 30 September, 7pm.
The aim of this issue is to document and archive an essentially visual account of ‘publication as process’. The idea of making several publications during the illustration/ design process is a way of creating a platform for critical awareness. Not only does it generate space for discussion with other people, but promotes a big variety of solutions and alternatives to the work being produced, thus increasing the possibility of making a more considered and reflected decision through the act of publishing.
Issue 3 of Uncanny Magazine is divided into two sections: 1) a reproduction of a publication produced as part of the image-making process for an illustration project for the English Touring Opera, in its original size and form; 2) a selection of 11 of the 23 publications produced whilst making illustrations for the aforementioned design project.
At X Marks the Bökship
210/ Unit 3 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9NQ, UK
The Artist Book Weekend is an open affiliation celebration of Artist Books as a medium.
The London Art Book Fair opens this week and the Artist Book Weekend runs as a parallel project to it. It aims to complement and question the Whitechapel Gallery event by creating a website platform that concentrates a calendar of events at local bookshops and galleries during the ‘weekend’ of the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th of September 2011. The project is started by The Mews Project Space and is run by all participating organizations.
> Kylie is Risograph GR2750 that has been lent to the Bökship by Alfonso and Pedro from A Circular Journal. At the moment we only have black ink for her but hopefully she will be put to good use soon for some publishing projects.
>Willoughby is a photocopier that has been lent to the Bökship by Lucy Woodhouse. He is named after the late great Willoughby Sharp and is being used to print the XALPHABET. He is a bit slow and only prints manual feed at the moment as he hadn’t been used for over 20 years after being rescued from a basement flat in Brighton.
The London Bookshop Map launch
Saturday 24 September, 5pm at Whitechapel Gallery
The London Bookshop Map supports and promotes independent bookshops –
establishing a network to promote these crucial platforms for alternative publishing.
Issued every six months, each map includes a newly commissioned text work by an artist. The first edition featuring new writing by David Batchelor will be
launched at the fair and then available in bookshops and galleries across the city.
Admission to the London Art Book Fair is free as are copies of the map.
Publish And Be Damned Soap Box
London Art Book Fair
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX
The London Bookshop Map is a not-for-profit publishing project.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.thelondonbookshopmap.org