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Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem

Library for the artist's book, Sydney Australia

Links and Resources

This list of links and resources is not exclusive. If you would like to have your website considered for inclusion on this page please contact Bibliotheca with the URL and a brief description of your website.


Collections

Institutions that have a collection of artists' books

Exhibition at the State Library of Victoria
"Mirror of the World was conceived as a means of showcasing many of the treasures housed in the State Libraries' Rare Book Collection. As curators of the exhibition, we found ourselves embarking upon an extraordinary journey of discovery through the history of books, from medieval manuscripts and masterpieces of early printing to contemporary artists' books and graphic design." Des Cowley, Clare Williamson, IMPRINT Spring 2007 vol 42 no.3

State Library of Queensland

Artspace Mackay
This regional gallery specialises in the artist's book and has a collection which can be viewed in the Tate Adams Reading Room. Other activities include; the Libris Awards, The Australian Artists' Book Prize and the Artists' Books Forum.


Galleries

Galleries that promote artists' books

Grahame Galleries and Editions
Noreen Grahame regularly exhibits artists' books. She has also run several artists' books and mulitples fairs. Location: Brisbane


Bookbinding

Bookbinding courses available in NSW, Australia

Artwise Amazing Papers/ Sydney Bookbinding
Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer runs regular bookbinding courses from beginners to advanced. The shop also sells basic bookbinding supplies as well as a huge range of decorated papers. Location: Enmore, Sydney

NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders Inc

Primrose Paper Arts
Also papermaking courses available. Location: Cremorne, Sydney


Artists

Websites of artists whose work is held in the collection

Per Se Press
This is the website of UK painter and book artist Lotte Little. She also produces work under Per Se Press.

Silverwattle Press
This is the website of NSW book artist and printermaker, Tim Mosely.

Ampersand Duck
Caren Florance runs the private press ampersand Duck. She also makes artists' books. She is based in the ACT.

Laura Wait
This is the website of US painter and books artist, Laura Wait. To see more of her work or if you are interested in purchasing her work please visit!

Home Print
John and Allison Brebner run what could be called a book arts centre in Feilding, NZ. They also make artists' books.


Bookbinding

Bookbinding courses available in NSW, Australia

Barbara Schmelzer bookbinding and book repair
Barabara Schmelzer is a master bookbinder who has trained in Germany. She is now living, working and teaching in Sydney Australia.


Journals

Publications covering the field of book arts

JAB: Journal of Artists' books
"Our mission is to engage with the field of artists books by means of critical discourse and creative exploration of the intersections of book arts, artists books, poetry, photography, experimental literature, printmaking, graphic design and other book-related creative endeavors." (from JAB home page)


Artists

Websites of artists whose work is held in the collection

Ines von Ketelhodt and Peter Malutzki
Find out more about the most significant work to have been produced in the field of book arts in the last 20 years.


Other

Other related book arts links.

Bookbinding Now
"Bookbinding Now is a New York-based community podcast posted every other Wednesday. Bookbinding Now is hosted by Susan Mills in conjunction with Full Tilt Bookbinding and Full Tilt Field Notes."


Collections

Institutions that have a collection of artists' books

South African Artists' Books
The collection of Jack Ginsberg, who is based in Johannesburg.


Journals

Publications covering the field of book arts

BAN: Book Arts Newsletter
Online journal and newsletter covering what is happening in book arts around the world. From the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of Western England UK.


Collections

Institutions that have a collection of artists' books

The Archive of Artists' Books and More
The Archive Artists' Books and More was established in 1980 in Munich by Hubert Kretschmer. The Archive is comprised of circa 40,000 artists’ books, magazines, objects, music cassettes, posters, calendars, autographs, and multiples from a selection of international artists.


Journals

Publications covering the field of book arts

The Bonefolder
An online journal covering all aspects of book arts and bookbinding. On January 13, 2012, Volume 8, the largest (and regrettably last) issue of The Bonefolder was published online. All issues are still available on this link and can be downloaded.


Collections

Institutions that have a collection of artists' books

Artexte
Artexte is a non-profit arts organization with a mandate to document the visual arts in Canada (from 1965 to the present day) and to facilitate research in this area. Artexte was founded in 1981 by two artists and an art historian. The focus is on the documentation around contemporary art rather than collecting contemporary art. Artexte also houses a special collection called Projet Mobilivre/Bookmobile Project Collection.


Other

Other related book arts links.

The Codex Foundation
"The Codex Foundation exists to preserve and promote the hand-made book as a work of art in the broadest possible context and to bring to public recognition the artists, the craftsmanship, and the rich history of the civilization of the book."

Codex Australia
"An affiliate of the Codex Foundation and Codex Mexico, Codex Australia is an organisation dedicated to the hand-made book and to providing advocacy to the artists who make them."


Artists

Websites of artists whose work is held in the collection

Theo Strasser


Journals

Publications covering the field of book arts

Umbrella Editions
Umbrella is the most comprehensive online quarterly covering the arena of artists’ books, art books and other multiple editions, including audio and new media. Umbrella’s reviews cover new bookworks by artists, exhibitions, with special sections that focus on photographic and art books. Moreover, we try to keep you abreast of the best art gossip in the Western world. Umbrella is not longer being published by editions are available still online.


Artists

Websites of artists whose work is held in the collection

Art Hazelwood
You can explore the work of Art Hazelwood on this site.

FROM THE COLLECTION

Multiple Pleasures

Multiple Pleasures (2000)
Images/graphics: Richard Tipping


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