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ARCHIZINES World Tour – New Dates for Autumn

August 6th, 2012 No Comments

The ARCHIZINES World Tour is continuing its traversal of the globe, with added dates for Autumn. This collection of independent architecture zines, journals and magazines from around the world, curated by Elias Redstone, and featuring a publication from our very own City As Material, will be on show in various countries over the following weeks. Check […]

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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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Professor Starling’s Thetford-London-Oxford Expedition

May 31st, 2012 No Comments

We’ve just published our latest entry in the City As Material series: ‘Professor Starling’s Thetford-London-Oxford Expedition’ – three books documenting the investigative excursions of Professor William Starling and his research team (Lisa Hirmer and Andrew Hunter of DodoLab, Josephine Mills of the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge artist Leila Armstrong, and Giles Lane and […]

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‘Acquired for development by…’ – A Hackney Anthology

May 9th, 2012 No Comments

Allow me to highlight an intriguing new book by the recently established Influx Press, who specialise in site-specific fiction. ‘Acquired for development by… A Hackney Anthology’ is a collection of short stories and poetry inspired by the London borough of Hackney, penned by twenty-five established and upcoming writers. It caught my interest as Giles and […]

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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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‘Walking is political’

April 18th, 2012 No Comments

Let me draw your attention to a brilliantly written, striking piece which was featured in the Guardian a few weeks back. ‘Walking is political‘, by Will Self, is an edited version of his inaugural lecture as professor of contemporary thought at Brunel University, lamenting our increasing detachment from innate cognitive abilities when traversing the urban […]

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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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Zineage Kicks

March 6th, 2012 No Comments

I haven’t featured any Zine related stuff on the bookleteer blog for a while now, so whilst we’re busy producing the eBooks for City As Material 2, I thought I’d share a blog I’ve just discovered. Zineage Kicks is a behind the scenes look at a number of the early Zines of guest contributors, chronicling […]

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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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City As Material 2

February 14th, 2012 No Comments

This Thursday we’re traveling to Thetford with Dodolab, alongside Josephine Mills from the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery and Leila Armstrong, for the first of the next round of City As Material events, centered on the theme of ‘Migrations’. Following in the fluttering wings of Professor Starling, who will be investigating the passages of Starlings […]

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ARCHIZINES World Tour

January 30th, 2012 No Comments

City as Material recently became part of ARCHIZINES, an archive of independent architecture zines, journals and magazines from around the world, curated by Elias Redstone. I was lucky enough to be able to talk about City as Material and self-publishing at Archizines Live, part of November’s Friday Late at the V&A. Now the collection is touring […]

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City As Material / Archizines Live @ Friday Late, V&A – 25/11/11

November 24th, 2011 No Comments

Thanks to Archizines curator Elias Redstone, tomorrow night, as part of Friday Late at the Victorian & Albert Museum, and to coincide with the transfer of the collection to the National Art Library hosted there, I’ll be talking about City As Material as part of a conversation about the role independent publishing can play in […]

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