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Artists’ Books and Letterpress: Academic Survey

An aca­dem­ic needs your let­ter­press help!

Angela But­ler from the Uni­ver­sity of the West of Eng­land is work­ing on a PhD look­ing at let­ter­press with­in artists’ books prac­tice.  Please do join the sur­vey below if you can help!

This research intends to exam­ine how we learn to design and cre­ate artists’ books through let­ter­press. To gain an under­stand­ing of how con­tem­por­ary book artists teach­ing let­ter­press has influ­enced what is pro­duced in the field, and how this relates back into stu­dio and private press prac­tice.

By tak­ing this sur­vey, you are shar­ing inform­a­tion towards my PhD. stud­ies and agree­ing that res­ults may be pub­lished in hard copy or online. There are selec­tion boxes in the sur­vey to choose your pref­er­ence for either being named or remain­ing anonym­ous if quoted.

http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/90835JN­RMW

The 918 Letterpress Ephemera Show — Call for Entries

I received this from Scott Fisk last week about a Let­ter­press Show in the US –

The 918 Let­ter­press Eph­em­era Show will take place from Oct 18th through Nov 29th, 2013 at the Sam­ford Uni­ver­sity Art Gal­lery in Birm­ing­ham, AL, USA. To sub­mit your work for con­sid­er­a­tion vis­it http://letterpressephemera.com. There is no cost to sub­mit. If your work is accep­ted, it will become part of the per­man­ent col­lec­tion at Sam­ford Uni­ver­sity. This is a jur­ied show that includes an exhib­i­tion cata­log. We must receive all digit­ally sub­mit­ted work by by 9.5.2013 and noti­fic­a­tion of accept­ance will go out on 9.18.2013. Inter­na­tion­al entries are wel­come and encour­aged.

If you have any ques­tions please con­tact letterpressephemera@gmail.com
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