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Health Awareness in Haiti

June 15th, 2017 No Comments

Over the past couple of years Grace Tillyard has been leading a groundbreaking project to enhance breast cancer awareness in Haitian women and their communities. The project has been hosted by NGO Innovating Health International and funded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer. As part of this project, Grace has co-developed […]

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Fully Operational Again

April 28th, 2017 No Comments

With many apologies for the long disruption from being able to generate new eBooks and StoryCubes, I am hugely pleased to announce that bookleteer is fully operational once more. An unplanned server upgrade caused a cascade of problems deep in the core of the Generator, the software that does the actual hard work of taking […]

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New Feature : Collections

February 27th, 2013 No Comments

We are excited to announce another update to bookleteer including a new feature called Collections. This new feature allows for eBooks or StoryCubes to be grouped together to form a collection. This can be given its own title, author, publisher, colophon, summary, copyright info and a cover image. Collections can be shared or kept private […]

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the Periodical, a manifesto of sorts

August 6th, 2012 No Comments

A number of people I’ve spoken to about the Periodical have asked me to explain more about the vision behind it. Why is it necessary now? What are we hoping to achieve? Why should people subscribe? So I’m taking this opportunity to share my thoughts, hopes and aspirations – both as a rallying cry for […]

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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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Introducing… the Periodical

July 14th, 2012 1 Comment

An eccentric monthly publication for an era of eclectic exploration More and more beautiful, thought-provoking and inspiring eBooks are being created with bookleteer all the time so, with a nod to such illustrious forebears as William Hogarth, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Laurence Sterne and Charles Dickens we’re creating the Periodical, a regular monthly publication to […]

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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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Recently printed books

June 29th, 2012 No Comments

Greetings, bookleteers. Thought you might like to see two books which have been published recently using our Short Run Printing Service. Axis Design Architects have used bookleteer once again, this time for ‘Community Consultation & Neighbourhood Planning’, which showcases their work with residents during design processes (they even mention using our blank Storycubes during workshops!) […]

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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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‘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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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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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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