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BABE 2009 Bristol Artists Book Event
Exhibitions / Events
Sat 4 - Sun 5 Apr, 10am - 5pm
Over the weekend up to 50 artist bookmakers, dealers and small presses from Bristol and around the world, will come together at Arnolfini to show and sell their work. Following its success in 2007, BABE provides a great chance to meet and chat to artists about their work and to buy works of art. Prices start from just a few pounds.
Organised in conjunction with the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England.
Free \ No Need To Book \ Meet In The Foyer
Informal tours of BABE
4 Apr, 2pm Tanya Peixoto, founder of Bookartbookshop ltd.
5 Apr, 2pm Julian Warren, Archivist, Arnolfini.
Artist Book Surgeries
Sat 4 & Sun 5 Apr 11am - 3.30pm
Free \ Booking Essential
An opportunity for artists to discuss and receive advice on any aspect of a book related project, be it conceptual, technical or otherwise. Individual surgeries held by Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden (artist book specialists from the University of the West of England) on Saturday and artist/writer Nancy Campbell on Sunday, are up to 45 minutes each. For further information contact Arnolfini Box Office.
Free \ Booking Advised
4 Apr, 11am - 1pm Tamany Baker's Concertina Book workshop for children.
5 Apr, 11am - 1pm Guy Begbie's Paper Engineering workshop (aged 16+).
Throughout the weekend performer and artist Stephen Fowler will be selling his wares to the public, so don't be alarmed if a man approaches you and tries to show you the contents of his overcoat.
ABC @ BIAD
Camberwell College of Arts
Damn Fine Art
East London Printmakers
Here Shop & Gallery
Illustration at the University of Plymouth
Impact Press, UWE Bristol
Mette-Sofie D. Ambeck
MM Visual Catering
North by South West
Oxford & Cherwell Valley College
p’s & q’s Press
The Pearbox Press
Rag-and-Bone Shop Books
Ros Blackmore & Andrew HansfordSalt and Shaw
Sidney Nolan Trust
Talk Sense Press
Typecast feat. Exit Stencilist
Winchester School of Art Library