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New display at ECA Library

Monday 27th January 2020: Our new display at ECA Library is a tribute to legendary Scottish artist and writer Alasdair Gray who died on 29th December 2019 aged 85.

13. January 2020 by jfurnes1
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Fiona Tan display at ECA Library

6th January – 26th January 2020: Our first display of 2020 featured bookworks in the Bookworks Vox Populi series by Indonesian-born, Amsterdam-domiciled artist Fiona Tan.

17. December 2019 by jfurnes1
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ECA Library Prize winner announced at RSA

We are delighted to annouce that Jodi Le Bigre is the winner of this year’s RSA Annual ECA Library Prize, which awards the winner free borrowing membership of ECA Library for 1 year! Jodi’s work November Frucht won her the … Continue reading

15. November 2019 by jfurnes1
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Stichill Marigold Press exhibition at ECA Library

Our last exhibition at ECA Library featured artist’s books and poetry pamphlets from the Stichill Marigold Press, and closed on Sunday 3rd November. Artist, illustrator, poet and award-winning publisher Leonard McDermid founded Stichill Marigold Press in 1990. Under this imprint … Continue reading

29. August 2019 by jfurnes1
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Zines and artists’ books at ECA Library

We love it when our talented students donate their top quality zines or artist’s books to the Library! Here are 3 fantastic examples by illustration students Sarah Sheard and Lesley Imgart:  

28. August 2019 by jfurnes1
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Words and Pictures: works by Jonathan Gibbs

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new display at ECA Library, featuring books, designs, prints, papers and ephemera illustrated by Jonathan Gibbs, Head of Illustration at the School of Design, here at ECA. It is a real … Continue reading

27. May 2019 by jfurnes1
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Bookmarks 2019

  ECA Old Fire Station, Lauriston Place, will be the venue for the 5th annual Bookmarks Bookfair, on Wednesday 20th March 2019, from 11.00am to 7.00pm. For more info see https://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/event/bookmarks Bookmarks is a great opportunity to meet makers and … Continue reading

19. February 2019 by jfurnes1
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Spectacular pop up books at ECA Library

We are lucky to have a great selection of pop up books at ECA Library, and here is a recent donation which makes a fantastic addition to our collection! Ten Horse Farm: a pop up spectacular, by Robert Sabuda, from … Continue reading

19. February 2019 by jfurnes1
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Siobhan Healy display at ECA Library

ECA Artist in Residence Siobhan Healy  recently had a display of her delicate glasswork pieces in ECA Library at Evolution House. Her work explores the natural world and the delicate balance of the earth’s ecosystem, in collaboration with legendary Scottish author … Continue reading

21. October 2018 by jfurnes1
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Summer 2018 artist’s books display at ECA Library, Evolution House

Our summer display at ECA Library was curated by Laurie Clark and Thomas A. Clark and featured works by herman de vries, from the Clark’s own Cairn Gallery collection. The display was on level 1 of ECA Library, Evolution House, … Continue reading

06. August 2018 by jfurnes1
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