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On Friday 14 & Saturday 15 June 2013, 10:00-18:00pm I will be showing a range of my artist’s books, chap books and zines at the BALTIC Artist’s Book Fair at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art , Gateshead, organized by artist Theresa Easton.

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Mix Zine Autumn 2012 contains a mix of  both new and some previously published pieces and took as its starting point the idea of the production of variant multiples as opposed to that of identical multiples.

Each copy of the zine contains a mix of both identical and non identical contents resulting in each zine in the edition being in its self unique.

Mix Zine Autumn 2012 distributed at Empty Shop coinciding with the Durham Literature Fringe Festival.

 

Every so often I submit an edition of 40 prints on toilet paper to Field Study’s  Wipe zine.

Being of an age to remember watching the space landings on a black and white screen television I thought it would be appropriate to make a print of Neil Armstrong for my next Wipe submission as Neil Armstrong’s death on Saturday August 25th starkly highlighted for me how our realities and understandings have changed since the 1st  Apollo moon landing on July 20th 1969.

Summer 2012 mini M.A.T Zine

Please click here for the full PDF version.

Earlier this week I was sent some fab photos from Alice and Vanessa of their zine library at the Holmfirth Festival 2012 in which three of my zines were shown.


I completed a set of 10 printed b/w zines for PaperGirl’s London call out this week.

Having a few spare prints left over I thought I would try out some of the Pebeo  Colorex water based ink I brought for some large drawings I’m planning.

I hadn’t used Pebeo inks before (usually using Windsor and Newton or chinese black calligraphy ink), and found the pigment quality excellent when both diluted and undiluted . They mix and over paint beautifully too. They are water soluble and do not contain shellac as Windsor and Newton inks do and so behave more like water colour when over painting.

On Friday my first copy of   The Blue Note Book (April 2012)(edited by Sarah Bodman) a bi-annual publication from Book Arts at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) arrived.

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A couple of quick updates:

A set of 3 of my small zines are to be included in the Holmfirth Arts Festival 2012 Zine Library.  The Zine Library will be open 15-24th June, Fridays 5-9pm, Saturdays 12-9pm & Sundays 12-7pm.

A short piece of video of my animated drawings is to be included as part of Hidden Door’s event “Mini-Door” featuring the Tinderbox Orchestra at Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, taking place on the 23rd of June.

 


 

Here is the latest issue of Mini M.A.T. zine

Click here for the  June 2012 Mini M.A.T. Zine to download and print.

I arrived back in Durham from Glasgow on Monday afternoon after a wonderful weekend at GIAB 2012.

There was a huge range of artists showing at GIAB 2012 and it was a real pleasure to meet with so many artists and makers.

Please click here to see the full PDF  list of all those showing at this years GIAB.



I’m up in Glasgow this weekend for the Glasgow International Artists Bookfair. Yesterday was great with many visitors to the fair and amazing work on show. The organizers Helen and Harald have done a great job and the fair has a really nice atmosphere.

I got out early Saturday morning before the fair opened with a camera to get a few photos around Glasgow city centre.

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