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Workbooks for community knowledge networks

February 4th, 2013 No Comments

Last year Proboscis collaborated with a group of local people and a community run centre (PAG) in Pallion, Sunderland to co-create and co-design a sustainable ‘knowledge network’ that could help people respond to the bewildering array of changes taking place in the benefits system. Our project became the Pallion Ideas Exchange (PAGPIE) – weekly meetings and […]

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Field Work eNotebook

September 25th, 2012 No Comments

Subscribe to the Periodical to receive your own eNotebook. Complete and return it to Proboscis for digitisation. Several times a year – depending on the quality and quantity of what we receive – we will select and print a Field Work eNotebook for inclusion in a Periodical issue.

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Field Work, a project for the Periodical

September 24th, 2012 4 Comments

For a decade or so we’ve been designing custom notebooks and sketch books for use in projects and workshops – for individuals, groups of participants, communities and some just for anyone who wants to use them. There’s a small library of ‘eNotebooks’ on Diffusion – many by us and some by others (see below and/or […]

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More recently printed books

July 11th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s two more books created with bookleteer which have recently been published with our Short Run Printing service. ‘We Are All Food Critics: The Reviews’ was printed for Soho Parish Primary School, so that every child who wrote a review for the Soho Food Feast 2012 could have their own copy and show off their […]

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Soho Food Feast: We Are All Food Critics – The Reviews

July 6th, 2012 No Comments

In May, Proboscis supported the children of Soho Parish Primary School at this year’s Soho Food Feast – a community fundraising event held for the school at which many of London’s celebrated chefs and restaurants provided signature dishes to raise money. We designed a special eNotebook alongside Fay Maschler, Restaurant Critic of the London Evening […]

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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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In the Margins

January 19th, 2012 No Comments

This recent article from the Guardian Books blog, ponders whether or not it’s acceptable to make notes in the margins of books. Reading it, I was reminded of how annotating draft bookleteer eBooks during the editing and proofing stages of Material Conditions was an invaluable part of the process. We were able to quickly transform the […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Passivhaus eNotebook

February 14th, 2011 No Comments

Rob Annable, an architect at Axis Design Architects, used bookleteer to create this eNotebook whilst visiting Germany to study Passivhaus design principles. Using a blank eBook complete with trip itineraries and QR code web links, he wrote down observations, and placed in photographs taken and printed on site with a Polaroid PoGo printer. It was […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Graffito Scrapbook

February 8th, 2011 1 Comment

In August last year, I lent a hand to the Graffito crew whilst they were running an installation at the Vintage at Goodwood festival. Whilst festival-goers doodled on the iPhone app, their drawings were displayed on a huge L.E.D screen, along with everyone else using it. Giles prepared a blank eBook with the Graffito emblem, […]

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Diffusion Archive Highlight: Cosmo China 20th Anniversary Exhibition

November 19th, 2010 1 Comment

This was created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Cosmo China, a handpainted ceramic studio and shop in Bloomsbury, London. To celebrate, Cosmo held a special exhibition of 20 plates painted by their artists (and a few special guests) for the occasion, which are showcased in the eBook. Each page is devoted to one of […]

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Some Recent PPOD books

October 8th, 2010 1 Comment

September was a busy month here at Proboscis and on bookleteer: we sent seven books to be printed via the PPOD service as well as 10 different StoryCubes. The range of publications was very broad, from books about exhibitions and art projects to a book in Arabic about a major archaeological excavation in Sudan and […]

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Case study – James Leach and the Melanesian Project at the British Museum

October 8th, 2010 2 Comments

James Leach is an anthropologist at the University of Aberdeen who has conducted field-work in Papua New Guinea for approximately 17 years. I recently spoke to him by Skype to talk about a project which also involved two of his friends, Porer and Pinbin from the village of Reite, who had travelled to the UK […]

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eBooks at Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival

September 21st, 2010 No Comments

As I wrote last week, I have been co-organising the Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival in Sheffield and I wanted to make an eBook for it to try to capture participants feelings and views around digital technologies, digital inclusion, engagement and the festival itself. Thanks to Giles, these eBooks were printed through bookleteer’s PPOD service and ready […]

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eBooks for Evaluation and Reflection

September 7th, 2010 2 Comments

Aside from my work at Proboscis I’m currently busy organising the Inspiring Digital Engagement Festival taking place in Sheffield on 15 September 2010. As part of this event we plan to use eBooks to gather feedback from participants about the day and their feelings and experiences of it. So I have been browsing the diffusion […]

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ScrapBooks as Tangible Souvenirs

August 31st, 2010 No Comments

… And ways to document events and projects A few days ago we published a ScrapBook made at the Vintage Festival for a project Proboscis is participating in called Graffito – a collaborative iPhone/iPad app that lets people draw on a shared canvas. It was used in the Warehouse tent (which had a 1980s theme) […]

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