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[BKARTS] Book Exhibit in British Columbia, Canada

If anyone is going to be in the Okanagan region of British Columbia (great wineries!) next weekend, you might want to take in this exhibit....

Handmade Book Exhibit
Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, BC
Opening: 7pm, Friday, April 18
Additional viewing: 10am-4pm, Saturday, April 19

The exhibit will present micro-, small- and fine-press handmade books by printer/publishers from across BC and beyond, showcasing a wide range of publications from ground-level zines to fine-press limited editions. Kevin McPherson Eckhoff and Jason Dewinetz will be presenting short talks on the challenges and pleasures of micro-press publishing, as well as discussing the aesthetics and construction of handmade books.

The exhibit opens at Gallery Vertigo in Vernon, Friday evening, April 18th, at 7pm, and will also be open Saturday, the 19th, for extended viewing.

Participating/showcased presses include:

above/ground press
Barbarian Press
Black Sparrow Press
by the skin of me teeth books
Fox Run Press
Frog Hollow Press
Greenboathouse Books
Heavenly Monkey
House Press / No. Press
and many more...

With generoulsy loaned items produced by:
Robert Reid
Jim Rimmer &
a variety of other Western Canadian presses and designers.

Linked below is a high-resolution PDF and a lower-resolution JPEG of the poster for the event. Please distribute at will, and if you happen to be in the Okanagan April 18 & 19, we'll hope to see you at the exhibit.

PDF: <http://www.greenboathouse.com/misc/BookExhibit_Poster.pdf>http://www.greenboathouse.com/misc/BookExhibit_Poster.pdf (6MB)
JPEG: <http://www.greenboathouse.com/misc/BookExhibit-poster.jpg>http://www.greenboathouse.com/misc/BookExhibit-poster.jpg (400K)


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