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I am going to Thailand this summer to meet my new in-laws and was hoping to
see some book binding, papermaking or printing while there. Does anyone have
any suggestions for places to go or things to see?
Lark Preyapongpisan

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 11:00 PM, BOOK_ARTS-L automatic digest system <
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>  1. AW: [BKARTS] Weaver's knot - how?
>  2. Book Arts in Gainesville, Florida
>  3. Book Arts in Gainesville, FL
>  4. please consider contributing to my next installation
>  5. Unusual "scrapbook" questions (2)
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:03:21 +0100
> From:    tulibri <libri@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: AW: [BKARTS] Weaver's knot - how?
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> maybe this is of help to you:
> there are illustrated instructions on how to tie a weaver's knot in
> "Conservation Book Repair - A Training Manual" by Artemis BonaDea which =
> you
> can download here:
> http://www.library.state.ak.us/hist/conman.html
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> the instructions are on page 25.
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> astrid
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> > Auftrag von M. Mordkovych
> > Gesendet: Freitag, 6. M=E4rz 2009 06:37
> > An: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Betreff: [BKARTS] Weaver's knot - how?
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> > Hello! I am trying to produce weaver's knot according to=20
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> > Conservation by Hand" by  Laura S. Young, page 83
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 11:54:20 -0400
> From:    Yourfirstname Yourlastname <sfnarts@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Book Arts in Gainesville, Florida
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> see web sites of Doug Beube and-- book objects--?of Michelle Stuart.
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> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Susan Fleminger
> Deputy Director &
> Director, Visual Arts
> & Arts-in-Education Program
> Abrons Arts Center
> Henry Street Settlement
> 466 Grand Street
> New York, NY 10002
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> 212.598.0400 ext 215
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> www.henrystreet.org/abronsartscenter
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kate Hanson <krhansn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 8:14 am
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Book Arts in Gainesville, Florida
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> As a MFA grad student from 92-95 I was messing around with bookmaking and
> no
> one else seemed to be doing much with it. Right now I know that Bob Mueller
> in the printmaking dept has made some fantastic artist's books. There seems
> to be several people in the area working in isolation-I am one of them. My
> focus is making journals from materials I can recycle into a book form:
> cereal boxes, old books (great book board resource), maps, found objects,
> etc. I do have a demanding day job so I am nearly as prolific as I would
> like. There is an altered book community of women that regularly gather to
> work on current projects.
> I have no letterpress experience. My training is as a painter so my pages
> are more visual than text focused.
> Feel free to email me.
> Kate
> krhansn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ellen
> Knudson
> Sent: Thursday, March 05, 2009 11:10 AM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Book Arts in Gainesville, Florida
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> Does anyone know of any book arts and/or letterpress people, places, things
> in Gainesville? The UF School of Art has a SP-15, but doesn't seem to be
> interested much in using it. I recently visited and found no book art or
> letterpress happenings, but I was only there a couple of days. Any tips
> would be greatly appreciated!
>
> Ellen
>
> Ellen Knudson
> Crooked Letter Press
> Starkville, Mississippi
>  www.crookedletterpress.com
>  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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> Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
> College of Architecture, Art, and Design
> Mississippi State University
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:06:41 -0400
> From:    Jill Timm <jtimm@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: Book Arts in Gainesville, FL
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> I don't know if this has been mentioned, but the Library at the University
> o=
> f Florida in Gainesville, has a special collections that
> contains=C2=A0numer=
> ous artist books, you don't=C2=A0have to be a student to see them. I think
> J=
> effery Barr is still the curator. A great way to support the book arts is
> us=
> e the libraries that collect artist books, that justifies the collection
> and=
>  when funds are available they can buy more!=C2=A0
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> http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/rarebook.html
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> Jill Timm
> Mystical Places Press
> www.mysticalplaces.com=20
> Publisher of Artist Book News
> www.artistbooknews.com
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:35:08 -0700
> From:    edward van Vliet <etechne@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: please consider contributing to my next installation
>
> Hello all, while this may not be exactly book related (or at all, really),
> =
> I would still like to invite interested parties to=A0participate in=A0an
> in=
> stallation I am currently working on (but which is still 6-8 months away).
> =
> The installation, exploring ideas of identity and identity within the
> commu=
> nal context, will involve=A02 main elements:=0A=0A1. a wall of "God's
> eyes"=
> / Ojo de Dios (those little yarn crosses that=A0are symbolic eyes) - which
> =
> means hundreds, if not thousands of them; and=0A2. 100 small drawings on
> pa=
> per. =0A=0APlease=A0consider making (and sending) me as many "God's eyes"
> a=
> s you can or wish (more information here):=0Ahttp://
> www.caron-net.com/kidfi=
>
> les/kidsapr.html=0Ahttp://www.christiancrafters.com/craft_godseye.html=0Aht=<http://www.caron-net.com/kidfi=%0Ales/kidsapr.html=0Ahttp://www.christiancrafters.com/craft_godseye.html=0Aht=>
> tp://
> www.raft.net/ideas/Ojo%20de%20Dios.pdf=0Ahttp://www.allfreecrafts.com/=
> nature/ojo-de-dios.shtml=0A=0AI<http://www.raft.net/ideas/Ojo%20de%20Dios.pdf=0Ahttp://www.allfreecrafts.com/=%0Anature/ojo-de-dios.shtml=0A=0AI>would also like to invite you to draw on, c=
> olour and otherwise alter a template i've developed for a figure. If
> intere=
> sted, please contact me off-list and I will send you the PDFs. You can
> then=
>  send me the actual piece or send me a JPEG. Please give whatever drawings
> =
> you make a name or title (or you could include a quote or song lyrics
> etc.)=
> . The focus is your response to the figure and how you play with symbolic
> e=
> lements such as colour, drawings, text, etc. You can draw, paint, collage,
> =
> whatever (including translating it into other [visual] media such as
> photog=
> raphy, ceramic or video). Again, make as few or as many as you
> wish.=0A=0AH=
> opefully,=A0=0A=0AEdward=0A=A0=0AInsatiably I drank, but I was filled
> alrea=
> dy with too much, and as I drank I overflowed. - Rilke=0A=0A=0A
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> ------------------------------
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 18:46:16 EDT
> From:    Cecile Webster <CWebz@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: Unusual "scrapbook" questions
>
> I have a booklet which is 16 sheets (7 x 14 inches each) folded in  half to
> make one gathering(7 x 7 inches). It was used as a "scrapbook." Its  value
> is
> sentimental. The cover consists of two decorated wooden boards joined  with
> a
> strip of leather attached with what looks like upholstery tacks. The
>  leather
> has deteriorated and come apart. There are no marks for stitches on the
>  paper
> (which is fragile) and no clue as to how or if the gathering was actually
> attached to the covers. There is a dark line in the center of the center
> sheet
> as if a piece of paper was once laid down the fold line. Has anyone ever
> seen
> such a thing? I am going to put on a new spine piece and probably
> encapsulate
> the pages, but I am not sure if/how I will attach the pages to the cover. I
> do  not intend to stitch it. Any suggestions?
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> ------------------------------
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> Date:    Mon, 9 Mar 2009 16:38:12 -0700
> From:    Ann Frellsen <avfrellsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Unusual "scrapbook" questions
>
> I've seen one of these.
> The leather strip went down the center of the fold and 'held' the gathered
> pages in place. The darkening is from the acidity of the leather migrating
> into the paper.
> The leather was knotted and (sounds like on yours) tacked to the covers; on
> mine the ends were run through two holes in the covers.
>
>
> Ann Frellsen
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Cecile Webster <CWebz@xxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Monday, March 9, 2009 6:46:16 PM
> Subject: [BKARTS] Unusual "scrapbook" questions
>
> I have a booklet which is 16 sheets (7 x 14 inches each) folded in  half to
> make one gathering(7 x 7 inches). It was used as a "scrapbook." Its  value
> is
> sentimental. The cover consists of two decorated wooden boards joined  with
> a
> strip of leather attached with what looks like upholstery tacks. The
>  leather
> has deteriorated and come apart. There are no marks for stitches on the
>  paper
> (which is fragile) and no clue as to how or if the gathering was actually
> attached to the covers. There is a dark line in the center of the center
> sheet
> as if a piece of paper was once laid down the fold line. Has anyone ever
> seen
> such a thing? I am going to put on a new spine piece and probably
> encapsulate
> the pages, but I am not sure if/how I will attach the pages to the cover. I
> do  not intend to stitch it. Any suggestions?
>
>
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