The Blue Notebook, Volume 6, Number 1, October 2011 / Edited by Sarah Bodman

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Identifier: REF.SE.2378.6
Dimensions: 8.125 x 11.75 in
Publication dates: 2011
Contributor: Tom Sowden
Cover art by: Hazel Grainger
Created by: Sarah Bodman
Published by: Impact Press
A themed issue on Books and Travel. Essays: Katie Herzog’s cycling librarians hold their ‘unconference’ on wheels; Steven Daiber’s series of collaborative adventures with artists in Cuba on the making of Privacidad: Privacy. Simon Goode’s book arts pilgrimage to the USA (May to July 2011), as he went on a self-funded fact-finding mission, and his resulting call to action. Pauline Lamont-Fisher walked the route of a found map through the streets of London, to create a new bookwork. Hanne Matthiesen shares her experiences in Lithuania and South Korea with book related excursions in The Wonders of Travelling With Book Art. Maja Wismer & Hinrich on the multi-part exhibition Travelogue as Allegory. Artists’ books, publications and printed matter in the various forms of travelogue, photo book, explorer’s account, sci-fi novel, all became the core of the constellation of the exhibited material relating to the narrative of travelling. Joan Stoltman reviews the jenny-press’ At the Turn of the Centuries: The Influence of Early 20th Century Book Arts on Contemporary Artists’ Books (2010; New Haven, Connecticut). Artists’ pages by: Hazel Grainger, Jon McNaught, Heidi Neilson and Michalis Pichler. Cover, badge and sticker designs by Hazel Grainger.