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Extended Deadline for Living Well with Books

Living Well with Books is interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and transnational conference organized by the Centre for Material Texts, University of Bristol on 5-7 September 2018. The conference aims to explore how books have affected and continue to affect our daily lives … Continue reading

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Keynote speakers, Living well with books

We are delighted and excited to announce that our keynote speakers for ‘Living Well with Books’, 5-7 September 2018 will be: Elif Tinasztepe, Associate Partner and Senior Project Architect, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Professor Miha Kovač, Department of Library and … Continue reading

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Conference Call for Papers: Living Well With Books

Centre for Material Texts, Richmond Building, University of Bristol Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 September 2018 Since the invention of the codex, the lives (and afterlives) of books have been intertwined with the lives of people. This interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and … Continue reading

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The Object of our Affection arrives in Bristol University’s Special Collections

We are delighted that the University of Bristol Arts and Social Sciences Library has acquired two copies of The Object of our Affection, created by Angie Butler in response to our Making Books in Bristol events.  The one of a kind leather-bound … Continue reading

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‘The Object of our Affection’ book launch

Tuesday 5 December was a very special night for the Centre for Material Texts, celebrating The Object of our Affection, the fantastic book created by local book artist Angie Butler, as the culmination of nearly a year of thinking about Making … Continue reading

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Artist’s book launch 5 December 2017, 6-7.30pm University of Bristol

The book is made! Our artist-in-residence, Angie Butler, has been working with us on the Making Books in Bristol project to create a book which self-consciously and playfully uses its own structure to reflect on and continue the conversations which … Continue reading

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Save the date: Tuesday 5 December 6-7.30pm

Coming soon – the launch of Angie Butler’s artist’s book for the Making Books in Bristol project. There is a sneak preview here (with thanks to Sarah Bodman) but we will be unveiling the real thing and inviting you to come … Continue reading

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