Published September 2011 by Impact Press
Over 600 artist's book listings from 207 national and international artists. Reference listings of: collections, libraries, archives, bookshops, galleries, centres, design print & bind, publishers, dealers, presses, studios, competitions, fairs, festivals and exhibitions, journals, reference books, organisations, societies, websites, academic projects, touring programmes and courses.
John Bently on books and community; Earle D. Swope's extraordinary account of how he came to be a book artist; an update on the work of the collaborative artists' AMBruno a study by Eileen O'Keefe of Sarah Jacobs' thoroughly absorbing - Drawn from the Inventory: the Notebooks of Elisabeth Faulhaber ; Jackie Batey celebrates the 10th issue of Future Fantasteek! ; Lawrence Upton has written on his extensive art collaboration with Guy Begbie ; Davy & Kristin McGuire explain their beautiful performance piece The Icebook ; Nicola Dale looks at the artistic potential of book destruction, and Radoslaw Nowakowski asks: Is a hypertext (artist's) book possible? Linda Newington explores the book works of SALT + SHAW ; Paulo Silveira reflects on the start of his recent academic project: The University and the Artist's Book, and Reinhard Grüner shows us some of the very special presentation copies of artists' books in his collection.
Amir Brito Cadôr, Eric Doeringer , Lara Durback, the Idaho Book Artist's Guild, Susan Johanknecht, Paul Laidler, SALT + SHAW, Clare Thornton and Maria White. Cover design by Tom Sowden .
254pp, 21 x 29.7 cm, paperback.