Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Happy 2018! We will soon be back at the UK Fine Press Book Fair on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford.

Unable to resist making two altered books for the still current 'Ex Libris' exhibition, Christine rescued a falling-apart paperback in one book, and in the other hid a smaller book, also pressure-printed with assembled 'barricades'.

The originals included articles about the Anglo-Saxon 'Psychomania' manuscript of exquisite  pen and ink images depicting savage 'spirit wars'. They are now 'commonplace books'; collections of ideas from which new artist's bookworks can emerge.