Exhibitions and Events Current and Older

There are regular artist's book exhibitions in the Quiet Study Area of the Library at UWE's Bower Ashton campus, all of which are archived below.

Other Artist's book events such as residencies and national and international Artist's Book fairs in which the CFPR has taken part are also archived on this page.



2011

Bob Cobbing and the Book; Curated by Lawrence Upton   02/12/2011 - 31/01/2012 Invisible Cities And Hidden Landscapes   31/10/11 - 04/12/11 Artists' Books and Independent Publishing Fair   26/11/11 Impact Press at the Small Publishers Fair, London   11/11/11 - 12/11/11 Drawing with Fire - Exhibition In Newcastle   01/11/11 - 10/11/11 The Sixth Manchester Artist's Book Fair   22/10/11 Symposium: Photography and the Artist's Book, MMU   21/10/11 Impact 7 Conference   27/09/11 - 30/09/11 Guy Begbie and Lawrence Upton   16/09/11 - 27/10/11 'Books of All Stripes', State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia   26/09/11 Artist's Book Yearbook 2012-2013 Bookmarks IX Infiltrating the Library System 2011-2012 Stephen Fowler; Centre for Fine Print Research Book Artist in residence   August 2011 Stephen Fowler: 'Obscure Small Press Publications & Unfinished Books'   01/08/11 - 15/09/11 Claire Kennedy : 'My continued exploration of the book'   15/0611 - 30/07/11 MA Multi-disciplinary Printmaking Degree Show 2011 The Death and Life of Al-Mutanabbi Street   07/04/11 - 26/06/11 The Artist in the Library symposium, Library & Learning Services, UEL   3/06/11 BABE - Bristol Artists Book Event 2011 'Sons of the Sea (times)' : International artist's book project, Russia & the UK, 2011 Al-Mutanabbi Street - Spring Update 2011 Tribe 'Sideshow'   27/04/11 - 14/06/11 'Future Fantasteek!' Jackie Batey   27/04/11 - 14/06/11 'Artists' Books As Document': Curated by Natalie McGrorty   08/03/11 - 25/04/11 Cover-Ed and Salad Dressing, Arnolfini, Bristol   03/03/11 - 30/04/11 Follow-ed (after Hokusai)   22/02/11 - 10/03/11 TOAST: A Night on Weevil Lake. Artist's book and video   05/03/11 Conclusion to the project: Paper Models No Dutch Details: Tom Sowden and Sarah Bodman   January 2011 Laser-Cutting Exhibition and Workshops AKI/ArtEZ, Netherlands   16/01/11 - 22/01/11 Bronwen Bradshaw: Reading Rooms   01/02/11 - 07/03/11

2010

ARLIS Collaboration Workshop, London   10/12/10 Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides Exhibitions and Events   9/12/10 Stroud College Students' Exhibition   15/11/10 - 13/12/10 Amy Davies: Tom Trusky Exhibition Cases   28/10/10 - 12/12/10 Lilla Duignan, Towards a Tribe Manifesto   02/10/10 -27/10/10 Dinner and a Rose: Sarah Bodman and Nancy Campbell Regenerator II - Altered Books Project   30/09/10 Bookmarks VIII Escaping the Library System 2010-2011 Drawing with Fire: Exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists   01/09/10 - 23/09/10 O Pão Nosso - Livros de Artista / Our daily bread Artists' Books   14/09/10 - 17/09/10 An Inventory Of Al-Mutanabbi Street - A Call To Book Artists   01/09/10 - 01/09/11 Hereford College of Arts: Book Arts Competition 2010   03/09/10 - 01/10/10 Angie Butler: CFPR Letterpress Intern   July - August 2010 The Art of the Book: Journals Then and Now   21/07/10 - 27/08/10 Exhibition loan at 'Lit and Phil' Newcastle upon Tyne   June - July 2010 Helen Allsebrook : 'In Flagrante Colléctum: J. P. Tabiners Cathexis'   18/06/10 - 24/06/10 'An Exercise for Kurt Johannessen': free download artist's book by Sarah Bodman The 2010 Agassi Book Arts Prize : Lilla Duignan Arnolfini Bookshop Showcase   June - July 2010 Doverodde Book Arts Festival 2010 Hereford Book Arts Competition 2010   June 2010 Victoria Bianchetti   02/06/10 - 20/07/10 Stacey Wilding   19/04/10 - 0/05/10 Conclusion to the project:
What will be the canon for the artist's book in the 21st Century?
Leeds Artist's Book Fair   12/03/10 - 13/03/10 Batool Showghi - Artists' Books   01/03/10 - 18/04/10 Trans-Atlantic Exhibition   12/02/10 - 19/02/10 Regenerator II: altered books project launch   05/02/10 Launch of the Tom Trusky Memorial Artist's Book Exhibition Cases   05/02/10 Home Made Rubber Stamp Workshop - Led by Stephen Fowler   02/02/10 A Manifesto for the Book, Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden   01/02/10 Lucy Harrington: Artists' Books   28/01/10 - 28/02/10 Secretaire opening: CoCoLlab Salon, with SAIC visit from Chicago   21/01/10 Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides tour

2009

O Pão Nosso - Livros de Artista / Our daily bread Artists' Books   18/12/09 -27/02/10 'On Location' SALT+SHAW   07/12/09 - 27/01/10 Secrets: A Collaborative Print Exchange   27/11/09 - 04/12/09 From Stroud to Bristol   3/11/09-6/12/09 'Micro-Pages'   03/11/09 - 30/11/09 Abigail Thomas, 'The Photocopy vs. the Bound'   03/11/09 - 30/11/09 The Small Publishers Fair, Conway Hall, London   13/11/09 - 14/11/09 The Third Manchester Artists' Book Fair   07/11/09 Somayeh Farzaneh: 'Book'   02/10/09 - 02/11/09 ABC at Spike Artist Book & Zine Fair   31/10/09 Å reise (to travel) Curated by Imi Maufe, Galleri VOX, Norway   01/10/09 - 25/10/09 New Wave: artists' publishing in the 21st Century (IMPACT) 2009 Artists' Books: International Views : Panel 11, Impact Conference   16/09/09 - 19/09/09 Pulp-printing Masterclass with Tim Mosely, Silverwattle Press   7/09/09 - 11/09/09 Angie Butler, 'China Cabinet'   04/09/09 - 30/10/09 Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides: Last Call - Autumn 2009 Bookmarks VII: Infiltrating the Library System   Sept 09 - Feb 10 The Thy Bottle - Top Badge Project   Aug 09 - Sept 09 Sumi Perera: SuperPress   30/07/09 - 01/09/09 Baysan Yüksel - artists' books   06/07/09 - 31/08/09 Traditional and emerging formats of artists' books:
Where do we go from here?   9/07/09 - 10/07/09
Dark Globe (enclosed systems) Francis Elliott - Foundry   06/07/09 - 16/07/09 O Pão Nosso - Livros de Artista, Sala da Fonte, Paço Municipa, Brazil   02/07/09 - 08/08/09 Artists' Publishing Part II   15/06/09 - 28/07/09 Degree Show 2009: Inc. MA Printmaking / Book Arts   20/06/09 - 25/06/09 Lady Vengeance: Sarah Bodman, Collins Memorial Library, Tacoma, USA   04/05/09 - 28/03/09 Doverodde Book Arts Festival and Exhibitions, Denmark   May 2009 BookPlusEtc, Seoul International Book Fair Seoul, COEX 2009   13/05/09 - 17/05/09 Artists' Publishing Part I   01/05/09 - 14/06/09 BABE: Bristol Artist's Book Event at Arnolfini   04/04/09 - 05/04/09 Endless Installation: A Ghost Story For Adults PSWAR, Amsterdam   21/03/09 - 26/04/09 Lady Vengeance: Sarah Bodman, Sandy Gallery, Portland USA   06/06/09 - 28/03/09 Artists' Books: Lizanne van Essen   01/03/09 - 26/04/09 12th International Contemporary Artist's Book Fair, University of Leeds   06/03/09 - 07/03/09 Artists' Books Seminar 2: Poland, Germany, USA and UK   20/02/09 Exhibition of Artists' Books: The New Art Gallery Walsall   01/02/09 - 27/03/09 Launch of the Special Collections Room at UWE Bower Ashton Library   12/01/09 'BuchDruckKunst' 6 Norddeutsche Handpressenmesse, Hamburg, Germany   16/01/09 - 18/01/09 A Call to Action for Letterpress Printers! Al-Mutanabbi Street Broadsides   Spring 09 Luci Gorell Barnes   12/01/09 - 28/02/09 Maureen Gamble : Library Book Project   12/01/09 - 28/02/09

2008

Artists' Books by Randy Klein   08/12/08 - 11/01/09 Staff and student visit from Media and Design Academy, Genk, Belgium   18/11/08 10th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference, USA   07/11/08 - 09/11/08 E.F. Stevens; 'Awaiting Transmission   31/10/08 - 05/11/08 The Cover of a Book is the Beginning of a Journey, Arnolfini   22/11/08 - 18/1/09 Printing and lock-up tricks on the Vandercook: John Risseeuw:   20/11/08 Book Arts Fayre: Ffotogallery @ Turner House, Penarth   15/11/08 Artists' Books Abroad; Minnesota Center for Book Arts  01/11/08 'Diaries, Journals and Notebooks', Steve McPherson,   09/10/08 - 7/12/08 10 of 10 altered book project, Lilla Duignan & Jenny Leigh   03/10/08 - 14/11/08 Bookmarks VI: Infiltrating Europe and the USA   22/09/08 - 28/02/09 part-ilha Artists' Books and Zine Fair; Spike Island   13/09/08 Andrew Norris: Cover Me in Cowhide - Umjetnicke Knjige   08/09/08 - 08/10/08 Dialogues & Languages, ABPP Loan, Drake University, USA   25/08/08 - 28/09/08 Publications from The Meir Agassi Museum®   01/08/08 - 05/09/08 Ellen McMahon: Artists' Books and printed works   15/07/08 - 17/08/08 Books That Fly Conference ; University of Brighton FAA,   05/07/08 Summertime Selection, New additions to the CFPR Collection   12/06/08 - 31/07/08 Identity Books and Multiples, AKI ArtEz, Enschede, Netherlands   17/05/08 - 19/06/08 Borders of Perception, Enschede, Netherlands   19 /05/08 - 30/05/08 Artists' Books Seminar 1:
How are artists using and investigating new media for publishing?   08/05/2008
Reading Around : online gallery, venues and e-book,   May 2008 Beyond the Book Symposium: V&A Museum, London UK   18/04/08 Hibrida III: De constructed books   01/05/08 - 11/06/08 15 to 1: Curated by Sumi Perera   01/05/08 - 31/05/08 Glasgow International Artists Bookfair, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow   25/04/08 - 26/04/08 ABPP loan exhibition; (ArtEz) Enschede, The Netherlands   15/01/08 - 15/04/08 scissorspaperstone, One day Artists' Books fair, londonprintstudio   12/04/08 Treena Markland, Artists' Books   17/03/08 - 30/4/08 11th International Contemporary Artists Book Fair, University of Leeds   07/03/08 - 8/03/08 Exhibition of books from Hereford College of Arts   16/02/08 - 5/03/08 Black/White [and Read] Curated by Gloria Helfgott   28/01/08 - 16/03/08

2007

'Off the Page': exhibition of Artists' Books, St Peter Port, Guernsey, C.I.   30/11/07 - 31/01/08 LAB London Artists Book Fair, ICA Galleries, London   23/11/07 - 25/11/07 'Cunning Chapters' Curated by Susan Johanknecht & Katherine Meynell   20/11/07 - 26/01/08 Looks@Books Curated by Jan Davis & Stephen Spurrier   24/10/07 - 24/11/07 'Touch' Julie Barratt   24/10/07 - 24/11/07 The Second Manchester Artist's Book Fair, MMU   29/09/07 Mike Nicholson: 'Locus 13 - A Postal Projection'   22/09/07 - 18/11/07 Bridget Cole: 'Different Realities'   14/09/07 - 05/10/07 Sitting Room: Curated by Tom Sowden and Lucy May Schofield   21/08/07-21/09/07 Bookmarks V: Infiltrating the Library System   Sept 2007 - Feb 2008 Books at the Scuola Internazionale Di Grafica, Venice, Italy   16/07/07 - 17/08/07 Artists' Talks on Artists' Books: Symposium Archive; Winchester School of Art   13/07/07 ARLIS UK and Ireland Annual Conference : Sarah Bodman: 'Page on Page'   05/07/07 Loretta Cappanera: 'The artist's book'   04/06/07 - 14/07/07 Barbara Barnes Allen - Accordion books   30/04/07 - 27/05/07 Regenerator: Altered Books Project; Off-Centre Gallery, Bristol   25/04/07 - 11/05/07 Arcadia id est, Sam Fox School of Design & Washington University Libraries   19/04/07 - 13/05/07 BABE: Bristol Artist's Book Event, Arnolfini, Bristol   21/04/07 - 22/4/07 Mette Ambeck 1996-2006:
10 years of books, cutting and holes   01/03/07 - 27/04/07
Benjamin Prosser: Books, Drawings and Ephemera   27/02/07 - 23/03/07 CODEX Symposium: University of California, Berkeley, USA   13/02/07 - 15/02/07 Broekhuis bookshop, Enschede, Netherlands: Poetry books, Reading Books   25/01/07 - 24/03/07 Preacher's Biscuit Books, USA and Productiongray Editions, Canada   08/01/07 - 28/02/07

2006

Montage Over Britain: David Ferry & Artists' Books from the CFPR   09/12/06 - 14/01/07 Flora and fauna: from CFPR, Broekhuis Bookshop & AKI, Holland   25/11/06 - 24/01/07 Fib's artists' books from Helsinki Finland   20/11/06 - 05/01/07 New Pages: Artists' Books from the CFPR UIAH, Helsinki   13/11/06 - 24/11/06 LAB London Artists Book Fair, ICA Galleries, London   03/11/06 - 05/11/06 Bookmarked! Crockatt & Powell Independent Bookshop   30/10/06 -25/11/06 Helga Kos: Ode aan de Kolossale Zon   16/10/06 - 19/11/06 Interaction 2006: Exploring the Artist's book, Noosa Gallery, Australia   22/09/06 Karen Hanmer: Playful Books   14/09/06 - 15/10/06 Libros de Artista, Bodman & Hollemweguer Campos, Lima, Peru   06/09/06 - 01/10/06 The First Manchester Artist's Book Fair   30/09/06 Artists' Books & Bookworks: Herefordshire College of Art & Design   17/08/06 - 13/09/06 Bookmarks IV: Infiltrating the Library System   Sept 2006 - Feb 2007 Heidy Hollemweguer Campos: Peruvian Artists' Books   10/07/06 - 16/8/06 Hibrida Bookworks   05/05/06 - 09/07/06 Artists' Books: Creating, Collecting, Cataloguing, One Day Arlis Workshop   19/05/06 FACTION: Selected Works   09/05/06 - 04/06/06 Cover to Cover: a fusion of art and text   26/04/06 - 13/05/06 The Daily Twit: 25 years of Rubbish 1976-2006   10/04/06 -8/05/06 Artist's Residency: Southern Cross University   28/02/06 - 16/03/06 Focus on Artists' Books 3: Artspace Mackay   24/02/06 - 26/02/06 Bookmarks I, II & III, Purdue University USA   06/03/06 - 23/04/06 Carrie Galbraith: Artists' Books   07/03/06 - 09/04/06 Sharp Impressions   01/02/06 - 06/03/06 Recent Acquisitions to the Artists' Books Archive   10/01/06 - 31/01/06