The Tetley

The AMBruno Cover project was launched, despite adverse weather and chaotic travel, at the Leeds 21st Contemporary Artist’s Book Fair on 3rd & 4th March 2017 Twelve books had been selected by Dr Chris Taylor from anonymised submitted outlines.

MAMDP at Artbook Berlin 2017

Six of my books are travelling to Berlin this weekend; MA Multidisciplinary Printmaking students, staff and alumni are exhibiting at Artbook Berlin 2017. MAMDP is showing artists’ books and printed matter at the event in Kunstquartier Bethanien from Friday 17th – Sunday 19th November 2017. Participation in the event has been organised by MAMDP student […]

Candide

The colours in Candide take on vibrance and texture in this wool on canvas work. 56 x 56cm, framed 61.5 x 61.5cm Colour is mentioned 61 times in Voltaire’s book, and here given a square format with 61 tufts for each colour adjective.  

Redesigning the Medieval Book

I am delighted to hear that my submission has now been accepted for display in the Bodleian Library, to accompany the exhibition Designing English in December 2017. Redesigning the Medieval Book – A modern book artist’s take on the books in this exhibition. ‘Experimental shapes : Things here and gone : Words and pictures : Laid […]

Voltaire, Candide, 1759

Not only are these colour column widths proportional to the frequency of use of adjectival colour, but the size of the square is also proportional to the number of times colours are used as a descriptor.  Screenprinted, acrylic ink on paper  16.2 x 16.2 cm  18.v.2017