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Contemporary Small Press Fair at Uni Westminster

February 18th, 2015 No Comments

On Friday 20th Feb bookleteer will be taking part in the Contemporary Small Press Fair at the University of Westminster (6-9pm). We’ll be bringing along hundreds of books which have been made and shared with bookleteer and which have been printed using our unique short run printing service. Some of these will be examples of […]

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Teachers CPD Workshop at De La Warr Pavilion

February 16th, 2015 No Comments

Last week I gave a presentation and demonstration of bookleteering for a teachers’ CPD (continuous professional development) workshop run by Ashley McCormick at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea. The event was part of the programme associated with the current exhibition, Ladybird by Design, a celebration of 100 year’s of publishing the […]

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LibraryPress Launch Event

February 10th, 2015 No Comments

Last night we took part in the launch of the LibraryPress project in Soho’s Society Club, celebrating this year’s programme of workshops across the seven partner services (Brent, Camden, Harrow, Hounslow, Islington, Lewisham and Merton). The books which have been produced and distributed (via the Periodical) as part of the Pop Up Publishing workshops and […]

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Bookleteer Masterclass for Librarypress

September 17th, 2014 No Comments

Yesterday I ran a Bookleteer Masterclass for Library professionals from the boroughs of Lewisham, Brent, Hounslow, Camden, Islington, Merton and Harrow at the Deptford Lounge. The event was part of our collaboration with the Librarypress project and was designed to introduce library staff to bookleteer and how they might use it in their own projects […]

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Soho Memoirs : 3 new books

May 16th, 2014 No Comments

I’ve designed 3 new books for The Museum of Soho in time for their Museums at Night event, A Pot To Wishin’, at the House of St Barnabas in Soho. Printed copies of one of the books will be available at the event (tickets here).

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Islington & Wembley Pop Up Publishing Workshops

May 16th, 2014 No Comments

More workshops are being held next week in Islington & Wembley Libraries as part of the Librarypress project. Below is the presentation I’ll be using to illustrate my talk on bookleteer to participants and explore the kinds of things they can do with it. Pop Up Publishing with bookleteer from Giles Lane

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Pop Up Publishing with Librarypress

May 6th, 2014 1 Comment

This month I am running 6 pop up publishing sessions across three libraries in London : Hounslow Library; Islington Central Library (First Steps Learning Centre) and Wembley Library. All the sessions are free and last for about 3 hours in the evening. The sessions are part of the Librarypress project which aims to get more […]

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The Haunter Field Trip

July 2nd, 2012 No Comments

The other week we fled London for serene, sunny Dorchester, joining Tim Wright and Joe Flintham, as well as a handful of intrepid walkers eager to try out The Haunter box they have developed. Enamoured with the surroundings and bewitched by the box, we followed the routes Tim had set for the day. Walking, talking, […]

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City as Material x The Haunter – Tuesday 19th June

June 13th, 2012 No Comments

For our next City As Material venture, we will be working with Tim Wright on his new digital public art project The Haunter, inspired by Thomas Hardy’s ‘Poems of 1912/13′, enacted 100 years after Hardy wrote his famous sequence of verses mourning the death of his first wife, Emma. Participants will embark on walks along […]

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‘We Are All Food Critics’ – Bookleteer @ Soho Food Feast

May 21st, 2012 No Comments

Bookleteer will be at this year’s Soho Food Feast on Saturday 26th May – a one-day event of demonstrations, tastings and cooking contests, boasting many of London’s most renowned chefs and restauranteurs, in aid of Soho Parish Primary School. We’ll be encouraging children from the school to sample dishes and become food critics for the day, capturing […]

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Bookleteer at Magazine Library 10, Japan

April 24th, 2012 No Comments

Hot on the heels of our recent representation at the ARCHIZINES World Tour, City As Material will also be featuring in Magazine Library 10 in Japan, from May 3rd to May 13th, 2012, alongside a diverse selection of books created with bookleteer over the years. “Magazine Library is a travelling series of events and exhibitions that […]

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City As Material joins ARCHIZINES World Tour

March 27th, 2012 No Comments

As I mentioned a while back, ARCHIZINES – an archive of independent architecture zines, journals and magazines from around the world, curated by Elias Redstone – recently embarked on a world touring exhibition. Last week we were invited to submit a publication from City As Material, to be shown at the New York and Berlin venues […]

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City As Material 2: Oxford

February 27th, 2012 No Comments

For the final location of City As Material 2, with Andrew Hunter and Lisa Hirmer of Dodolab, Josie Mills from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery and Leila Armstrong, we arrived in Oxford on a chilly morning, out of keeping with the good weather from the last two events. Once again, we were trailing Professor […]

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City As Material 2: London

February 21st, 2012 1 Comment

Yesterday we strolled around London for the second location of City As Material 2, accompanied by the same gang as Thetford: Andrew Hunter and Lisa Hirmer of Dodolab, Josie Mills from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery and Leila Armstrong. We followed in the wake of Professor Starling as he continued his investigations in the […]

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City As Material 2: Thetford

February 20th, 2012 2 Comments

Last Thursday we travelled to Thetford, Norfolk, the first destination of City As Material 2, centered on the theme of ‘Migrations’. Joining us were Andrew Hunter and Lisa Hirmer from Dodolab, Josie Mills from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, and Leila Armstrong. Oh, and the “itinerant avian scholar” (in his own squawks), Professor William […]

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