Books

Jennet Thomas
2015
£12.00

…Leslie, writer and critic, Sally O’Reilly, art historian, Jennifer Thatcher and a range of other speakers exploring the artwork and themes of the exhibition. For more information please visit: http://www.grundyartgallery.com/programme/forthcoming/…

Falgoush Collective
2024
£40.00 + VAT

Falgoush Collective have been commissioned Book Works for What did you do… (2024), a poster project to mark 40 years of commissions and book making, made in response to the urgent humanitarian crisis…

Virginija Januškevičiūtė
2018
£9.95

…based in Vilnius who engages in a wide range of solo and group exhibitions, artwork commissions, publications and events. She works at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius (www.cac.lt) and…

Edited by Matthew Higgs
1999
£4.95

Seven Wonders of the World charts an improbable network of correspondents drawn from diverse professional, social and geographical backgrounds, considering the slippery relationship between the monumental and the everyday and…

Adam Chodzko
2002
£9.95

…also had a communications scanner tuned to German police frequencies. The car is towed away and when the woman returns to reclaim the car she is arrested but refuses to…

…with artist Katrina Palmer following her residency in Summer 2013, and featured work by Katrina Palmer, Francesco Pedraglio, Samuel Hasler and Sarah Tripp. The exhibition comprised of writing, sound recordings,…

Arts Against Cuts
2015
Out of print

…set of materials for conflict and commonality. Despite some clear thematic concerns and constellations around which the contributions coalesce – hate, struggle, rage, anger, revenge, resistance, destruction, and so on…

Samuel Hasler
2014
£9.00

…by reader and writer in equal measure, the desire to be carried along by comfortable and comforting genre-tropes, whilst knowing their fictitiousness, the base-fantasy of convention as an escape from…

Simon Grennan
2018
£14.95

…tripping, romance, musical theatre, comics and magazines. This period saw the birth of modern urban cultures of working-class leisure exemplified by the industrial city of Manchester. The Story of a…

…album containing printed photographs. The covering is made from five different cloths with a foil blocked title across the middle. The spine is left exposed to show the sewing. www.katyandco.co.uk…

Archive Items

An occasional series of online readings, performances and more from Book Works artists and authors in isolation. #2: Stephen Sutcliffe reads from Much Obliged (2019) here https://soundcloud.com/book-works/bw-presents-stephen-sutcliffe-much-obl……

…Everyone Agrees, and Inventory. Photographs by Camilla Wills. The event took place at SPACE Studios, Hackney on Thursday 20 June 2013. Link to the event on the SPACE webpage: http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/exhibition-programme/shs-3-book-works-common-objectives-tokens-of-things-yet-to-come/…

Katrina Palmer
2014
10 items

…and Sarah Tripp, the exhibition comprises writing, sound recordings, video, sculpture and printed matter, presented in conversation with the physical and symbolic environment of John Latham’s former home and studio. The…

News

…second edition 2018) or to place an order from our website, please visit the following link: https://www.bookworks.org.uk/node/1917 Please also see the following reviews and media: https://www.bookworks.org.uk/node/1917 http://review31.co.uk/article/view/494/shyness-isn’t-nice https://www.opendemocracy.net/hsiao-hung-pai/shy-radicals https://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/shy-radicals-antisystemic-politics-militant-introvert-hamja-ahsan/ https://www.mixcloud.com/whos-that-girl/whos-that-girl-for-nts-psi-girls/…

News/Events
2020

…services, or are in the process of opening, including: ARTWORDS www.artwords.co.uk GOOD PRESS www.goodpress.co.uk LONDON CENTRE FOR BOOK ARTS www.londonbookarts.org TENDERBOOKS www.tenderbooks.co.uk For orders outside of the UK please try your local bookshop or…

…NTS, Arts Council England for support of this project, and, of course, to every contributor and reader of HH over the years. Preorder the final issue now. https://www.mixcloud.com/resonanceextra/without-reduction-1a/ https://www.mixcloud.com/resonanceextra/without-reduction-2a/ https://www.mixcloud.com/resonanceextra/without-reduction-3a/…

…which the rhythm of the text is self-consciously questioned. Congratulations to the commissioned artists and we look forward to working with you. The commissioned artists are: Andrew E. Colarusso is…

…no more than 500 words, a selection of images, or short sound or film extracts. Please download an application form here: for full submission details: This open submission is now…

…sample writings, sound and music kindly contributed by Bob Lewis, Katrina Palmer, Ingrid Plum, and Timothy Thornton. Presented with Lizzie Homersham on Montez Press Radio, 24 August 2019: https://soundcloud.com/book-works/interstices-w-bridget-penney-and-lizzi… Selection Commissioned…

For more information and to follow or support our Kickstarter campaign, please click here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/723440909/736493386?token=0ae835b9 Book Works is launching a Kickstarter campaign here to raise funds to produce and publish…

…with publishing Urdu in digital devices. She designs and co-produces Exhausted Geographies which is a series of publications rethinking hegemonic representations of Karachi. See more of her work at www.abeerakamran.com….

…12 drawings, 1 book. Book Works has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for this new publication with Gavin Wade. Please visit our Kickstarter page here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/723440909/upcycle-this-book-by-gavin-wade-designed-by-james…

completing an oral history project around Black people’s accounts of the UK welfare state. Recent exhibitions and talks in the UK include those at Wysing Arts Centre, Cubitt, Cell Project…

‘Contact’ is a new series guest edited by Hannah Black and selected from open submission. We are delighted to announce Hamishi Farah, Momtaza Mehri and Derica Shields as our commissioned…

…sizes. These include the reconstruction of a stage prop originally designed by dancer Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson (1878–1949), the evocation of the recently demolished Birmingham pub, Eagle & Tun (compulsorily purchased…

News/Events
2011

…Studio. Course Dates: Thursdays from 2nd February to 29th March, 2012 Time: 6.30 to 9.00pm Cost: £200 per student Course contact details: jan@bookworks.org.uk Tel: 020 7247 2506 Click to download:…

News/Events
2020

An occasional series of online readings, performances and more from Book Works artists and authors in isolation. #1: Bridget Penney reads from her new novel Licorice (2020) here https://vimeo.com/403278253…

…2022 Norma Mangione Gallery via Matteo Pescatore 17 10124 Turin normamangione.com Online event. Live readings, and discussions with Francesco Pedraglio and special guests 30 November 2022 Francesco Pedraglio’s new book…

…architects and cultural institutions to realise projects together. Recent work includes exhibition graphics for Wellcome Collection, publications with artist Pablo Bronstein, and a visual identity for architecture practice Counterspace. https://markelkhatib.com

News/Events
2014

These are the sounds you can use for the Bird Song exercise in UR… A Practical Guide to Unconscious Reasoning by Marcus Coates https://soundcloud.com/marcus_coates…

This piece was commissioned by Book Works in response to Diana Georgiou’s novel, Other Reflexes. We asked five writers and artists to each respond to one of the book’s chapters,…

https://vimeo.com/bookworks/battles1 The first of four short films commissioned by Book Works to mark the publication of Francesco Pedraglio’s Battles Vol. 1 (2022). Co-published by Book Works and Parallel // Oaxaca,…

…3pm MOMA PS1 / Classroom Series 22-25 Jackson Ave Long Island City New York NY 11101 Readings and performances with Isla Leaver-Yap, Guiseppe Mistretta, Elaine Cameron-Weir and Charlotte Prodger http://nyartbookfair.com/events/…

News/Events
2014

…Tripp, the exhibition comprises writing, sound recordings, video, sculpture and printed matter, presented in conversation with the physical and symbolic environment of John Latham’s former home and studio. The Fabricator’s…

News/Events
2020

…to all the staff at Book Works and do our part to prevent the spread of the virus. We are committed to completing projects with artists that are in production,…

…slipcase making. On Monday evenings, starting on 21st September. See PDF for details. Course contact details: Email: jan@bookworks.org.uk Book Works, 19 Holywell Row, London EC2A 4JB Telephone: 020 7247 2536 www.bookworks.org.uk/studio…

Pages

…of what an artist’s book is. It’s as if you are cornering yourself, or being asked to come up with a position. I always thought that they are all just…

Adam Pendelton

…screen prints onto delicate Japanese Shoji paper. Reflecting the combined nature of the compositions, each book has a unique canvas fabric cover with a black-and-white pattern, screen printed with one of…

…Myers to create the detailed drawings of the contours of each of the 19 lakes so that the Studio could cut the contours from the pages. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQUArSVOq4o The other important…

https://vimeo.com/468450486 An eight week course in hand boxmaking. Students will have the opportunity to learn hand boxmaking techniques including two-part box making, clamshell style box making and a slipcase. All…

https://vimeo.com/468449847 A nine week course in bookbinding taught by Ina Baumeister. Students will have the opportunity to learn hand bookbinding techniques which can later be applied to their own work….