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Material Conditions, Series 1 – Epilogue

December 16th, 2011 1 Comment

Yesterday, Proboscis launched the first series of Material Conditions, a set of eight eBooks created with bookleteer, asking professional creative practitioners to reflect on what the material conditions for their own practice are, especially now in relation to the climate of change and uncertainty brought about by the recession and public sector cuts – part […]

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Material Conditions – Launching 15/12/11

December 9th, 2011 No Comments

On December 15th we are launching a new series of eBook commissions called Material Conditions. This series asks professional creative practitioners to reflect on what the material conditions for their own practice are, especially now in relation to the climate of change and uncertainty brought about by the recession and public sector cuts. The contributors […]

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Publish & Print On Demand – October’s eBooks

November 9th, 2011 1 Comment

October saw a combo of eBooks created with bookleteer and printed using our Short Run Printing Service – ‘Picnic: Order, Ambiguity and Community’ and ‘Sites and Strategies’. ‘Picnic: Order, Ambiguity and Community’ by Kevin Harris, an author and community development commentator, and Gemma Orton, an artist, is an illustrated essay focusing on the relationship between […]

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New eBook Design!

October 12th, 2011 No Comments

After some tinkering and testing, we’ve just uploaded the new eBook back cover designs to the bookleteer server. Alongside an improved colophon layout, all eBooks generated with bookleteer now automatically create a QR code link as well as a short URL, to the online bookreader version, featured on the bottom left corner of the back […]

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Easy peasy way of making A4 & A3 StoryCubes on any printer

September 16th, 2011 2 Comments

Recently, we’ve discovered a very, very simple way of making your own cardboard, hard-wearing StoryCubes, using only: A free bookleteer account If you haven’t signed up for a free bookleteer account yet, do so here. A4 single label paper, suitable for Inkjet or Laserjet printers Full sheet label paper, available from any decent stationers (Avery […]

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Book-Making Workshop at New Cross People’s Library – 10th September

September 7th, 2011 No Comments

This Saturday, the 10th of September, we’ll be running a book-making workshop at the New Cross People’s Library, now reopened after its closure by the council in May, and currently staffed by local volunteers, aided by Bold Vision. We’re asking participants to bring lists and photos of their favourite books, to create a set of […]

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…and we’re back

August 30th, 2011 No Comments

Hello, hello. Apologies for the lack of posts in the last two weeks – we’ve been away for the summer break, and have only just got back. To all faithful bookleteers who are still following… we salute you!

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StoryCube Cairn

August 5th, 2011 1 Comment

“A group converges on a location to build a StoryCube Cairn” On Wednesday, Simon Pope, Gordon Joly, and Stefan Szczelkun joined us in the Proboscis studio, to talk about the StoryCube Cairn project, and embark on a group walk using a QR coded cube and a mobile phone as wayfinding devices. Before the event, we […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight – City As Material: An Overview

August 3rd, 2011 No Comments

A document of the five City As Material events we ran in London last year, this eBook collects the blog posts penned after each event, a selection of photographs taken, as well as an introduction to the project and our motives for undertaking it. Created in place of an individual eBook for Sonic Geographies, due […]

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Bookleteer at Platform Festival

July 14th, 2011 No Comments

We’ll be running a drop-in Bookleteer workshop at the upcoming Platform Festival, which celebrates the launch of Islington’s new arts venue for young people, held during the 15th to the 31st of July. If you’re aged 13 – 19, bring your ideas and digital content – photographs, stories, text, art – on a USB key […]

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British Museum & Bookleteer

July 1st, 2011 No Comments

Bookleteer, archaeology and local history. It is now a year since we launched the short run printing service so now seemed like a good time to reflect on what people in different areas have been using the printing service for. In this post we reflect on its use in two projects connected to the British […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Expeditions in Paper Science

June 29th, 2011 No Comments

Created at our first Pitch Up & Publish event by Matthew Sheret, co-founder of We Are Words + Pictures, Expeditions in Paper Science is a compilation of blog posts written for his website. Matthew says: “I’ve long been interested in the idea of physicalising web articles, and while an industry has solidified around POD in […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Ancient Lights, City Shadows

June 17th, 2011 No Comments

A collaborative eBook produced as a result of our City As Material: Skyline event, Ancient Lights, City Shadows features mixed media collected on the day and material we were inspired to create after our wander through the city. Adorning the cover is one of Martin Fidler’s intricate skyline drawings, opposed with an ambiguous photograph of […]

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Training & Workshops

June 13th, 2011 No Comments

bookleteer – create, share, print, make Pitch up & Publish One day workshops to create and publish booklets and StoryCubes using bookleteer: guiding you from concept to publication and beyond, bring a particular project you want to undertake, or come for an introduction and to experiment. The day will be tailored to your needs so […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Three Essays by Samuel Johnson

June 10th, 2011 No Comments

Selected by writer and journalist Bill Thompson, this eBook compiles three of Samuel Johnson’s essays in a slim, portable format; Rambler 2, pondering the nature of ambition and self-deception, Idler 48, in which he speaks of  how we ‘play throughout life with the shadows of business’, and Adventurer 95, exploring the process of writing and […]

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