Tag Archives for artists’ books

Edinburgh Zine Fair 2021

If you are interested in all things Zine, you will be pleased to know that the Edinburgh Zine Fair 2021 takes place at the Drill Hall, Out of the Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street (just off Leith Walk) on Saturday 23rd … Continue reading

14. October 2021 by jfurnes1
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Fair Winds and Following Seas: a celebration of the work of Leonard McDermid

ECA Library is delighted to present a new exhibition at ECA Library, Evolution House, West Port. Opening on 12th October, Fair Winds and Following Seas, is co-curated by Barbara A Morton of Entropie Books, and ECA Librarian Jane Furness. Featuring … Continue reading

11. October 2021 by jfurnes1
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Online exhibitions and fairs launch the festive season!

Tuesday 1st December 2020: Today sees the launch online of the Visual Arts Scotland virtual exhibition, F L O W, their first online VAS Members’ winter show, running online throughout December 2020 and January 2021. Exhibitors include artist’s book makers … Continue reading

02. December 2020 by jfurnes1
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Online help with Artists’ Books

Are you looking for online guidance about our ECA Library Artists’ Books collection? We have a new subject guide to help: just go to https://edinburgh-uk.libguides.com/artistsbooks

01. September 2020 by jfurnes1
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Voyage boxed: sea journeys, island hopping & trans-oceanic concepts

Our new display at ECA Library features Voyage boxed: sea journeys, island hopping & trans-oceanic concepts, curated by Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, c.2014. This beautiful Artists’ Book consists of a collection of art works and an exhibition … Continue reading

20. February 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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Various small books: exploring the works of Ed Ruscha

Our last display of 2019 in ECA Library, Evolution House, (West Port EH1), examined the work and influence of Edward Ruscha. We selected artist’s books by Ruscha and books from the lending collection which complement these.    

20. 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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New display at ECA Library: Artstories

Monday, July 8th, 2019: Our new display Artstories, at ECA Library, Evolution House, features hand-made artists’ books and altered books, guest curated by Dr Pamela Harris Lawton, who holds a Fulbright Scotland Visiting Professorship. Artstories UK is a research project … Continue reading

08. July 2019 by jfurnes1
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