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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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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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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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The Portable Reading Room

September 14th, 2011 1 Comment

Featured in the upcoming London Art Book Fair 2011, held at the Whitechapel Gallery, is The Portable Reading Room. Brainchild of Wild Pansy Press, this flat-pack pop-up booth acts as a gallery, bookshop, social space and studio, and will be debuted from the 23rd  to the 25th of September. It’s an intriguing idea – a […]

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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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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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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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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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More dates for Pitch Up & Publish sessions

April 13th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve added some more dates (with different times of day) for Pitch Up & Publish sessions where you can find out more about using bookleteer for your own projects. These sessions are limited to just 6 people at a time so we can respond to your particular interest – whether you’re a complete beginner or […]

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Pitch Up & Publish 2011 – Book a place now

March 11th, 2011 No Comments

Giles posted about our upcoming Pitch Up & Publish workshops for 2011 last week – we’ve just confirmed the dates, and the Eventbrite page is now live. The sessions are taking place on: Tuesday 22nd March 2011, 12.00 pm – 2.00 pm Tuesday 12th April 2011, 12.00 pm – 2.00 pm Tuesday 26th April 2011, […]

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Pitch Up & Publish 2011

March 1st, 2011 No Comments

We’re starting a new regular series of Pitch Up & Publish workshops to help people get started and make the most use out of bookleteer as possible : guiding them from concept to publication and beyond. The 2 hour workshops will be held at our studio, will have a maximum of around 6 places and […]

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CCI’s Library of Traces

February 21st, 2011 No Comments

Back in September Frederik posted a case study of Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination‘s use of bookleteer. They’ve continued using it as a creative and documentary resource, and in doing so have created a Library of Traces – a series of eBooks which enable both participants in their professional development workshops, and others, to follow the […]

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Commission a local City As Material event

January 10th, 2011 1 Comment

Reflecting back on the 5 City As Material events of last Autumn, we’re really pleased both with the reception of the events themselves by participants and that of the resulting publications with friends and colleagues. Over the next few weeks we’ll be publishing the personal contributions of the guests (Tim Wright, Ben Eastop and Simon […]

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First day at Soho Parish Primary School

December 15th, 2010 No Comments

When I heard I was going to be working on creative projects that combine art and publishing with year 5 and 6’s in a primary school is Soho, I was definitely excited about working with children on a project that sounded different, creative, and fun (both for the kids and adults involved!) However, hearing that […]

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The Amplified Author at Crouch End Unlibrary

November 24th, 2010 1 Comment

Yesterday I took part in if:book‘s Amplified Author event at the Crouch End Unlibrary, giving a series of short workshops about bookleteer and print on demand alongside Anna Lewis of Completely Novel. Anna and I introduced 4 groups of people (many local writers) to the opportunities and limitations of print on demand systems (including our […]

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