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BOOKNESSES ARCHIVE



NEWS UPDATE!

A new weblink will be launched on the anniversary of the Booknesses Project in March 2018

The website is a definitive record of the diverse events which made up the Booknesses Project, hosted by the Department of Visual Art (DoVA), Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) at the University of
Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa, from 21 - 26 March 2017.

The project comprised workshops in

  • Papermaking, facilitated by Phumani Paper (UJ) and Mary Hark  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  • Paper engineering, facilitated by Stephan Erasmus (book artist, Johannesburg) 
  • Bookbinding, facilitated by Hele`ne van Aswegen (Stellenbosch  University) and
  • Book arts in the classroom, facilitated by Wilhelm van Rensburg (UJ)
A lecture series presented by

  • Buzz Spector (Washington University in St. Louis, USA) titled Buzz Spector: The Book
    under (De)Construction
    and
  • Susan Gosin, (Dieu Donne` Paper, New York, USA) and Eliza Kentridge (Poet, UK)
    present Kentridge`s new book Selected Signs
A Colloquium, Booknesses: Taking stock of the book arts in South Africa with keynote addresses given by

  • Sarah Bodman (UWE, Brisol, UK) titled: Communities of practice: building an internationally connected practice in and for the book arts and
  • Robbin Ami Silverberg (Dobbin Mill and Books, New York, USA) titledThe Aegean Sea: The compulsion to make books 
... with papers presented by 42 local and international speakers and two roundtable events titled

  • South African practitioners and studios working across disciplines and
  • South African book arts as a democratic force
Booknesses also held three exhibitions:
  • Booknesses: Investigating the Body. Emandulo, Chris Diedericks and Charles Hobson which opened on 23 March at the gallery of the SARChI Research Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, UJ
  • Bookness: Contemporary South African artists` books, opened on 24 March by Robbin Ami Silverberg at the FADA Gallery, UJ and
  • Booknesses: Artists` books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection, opened on 25 March at the UJ Art Gallery
... with an extensive public, scholar and student walkabout/ education program.       

A closing event, Jack Ginsberg and William Kentridge in Conversation, was moderated by Prof. Jane Taylor on 26 March at the UJ Theatre.

Below you can find archive material which will be migrated and expanded upon for the launch in March 2018.




GINSBERG / KENTRIDGE BOOK VIDEO SNIPPET
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» Paul Mills`s Booknesses compilation video on YouTube

» SELECTION OF DIGITAL BOOKS FROM `ARTISTS` BOOKS FROM THE JACK GINSBERG COLLECTION` EXHIBITION

» Weekend Live on SABC 2

» Interview with David Paton on Kaya FM

» Creative Feel article March 2017

» Booknesses in Art Times March 2017

» Bizcommunity article

» Artslink.co.za News

» Sarah Bodman`s report on Booknesses

» Sarah Bodman`s Keynote Address - with all visual material

» Two Must See Book Exhibitions - The Heritage Portal

» Byderhand`s site devoted to the digital artists` book Tinboektoe toe

» An alternative site for #Booknesses tagged Instagram images on the web

» Noteshare media release for Booknesses: Taking Stock of the Book Arts in South Africa

» Paul van Capellenveen`s blog LIGATUUR on his visit to Booknesses (8 parts in Flemish)

» 702 Weekend with Phemelo Motene. Booknesses radio slot listing

» Scott McCarney`s blog smARTnews. Sunday, April 9,2017

» PUTTING BOOKS TO WORK: WILLIAM KENTRIDGE ANIMATED BOOK VIDEOS SHOWN AS PART OF THE GINSBERG / KENTRIDGE CONVERSATION

» JACK GINSBERG / WILLIAM KENTRIDGE IN CONVERSATION, MODERATED BY PROF. JANE TAYLOR


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Click the image for a view of: Jane Taylor. Between the covers: the erotics of the double-page spread in the work of William Kentridge. Saturday 25 March
Jane Taylor. Between the covers: the erotics of the double-page spread in the work of William Kentridge. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Anne Thurman-Jajes  - The conceptual artists book. Saturday 25 March
Anne Thurman-Jajes - The conceptual artists book. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: David Paton. Simultaneous journeys: Relational thematics in curating the exhibition Booknesses: Artists Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection. Saturday 25 March
David Paton. Simultaneous journeys: Relational thematics in curating the exhibition Booknesses: Artists Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Mary Austin. Rolling with the times. Saturday 25 March
Mary Austin. Rolling with the times. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Terry Kurgan. Aesthetics and logistics: The making of art books. Saturday 25 March
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen and Terry Kurgan. Aesthetics and logistics: The making of art books. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Elbe Coetsee. Memory & Material Culture. Saturday 25 March
Elbe Coetsee. Memory & Material Culture. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Ian Marley. Facilitating practice-led research, four fundamental aspects that promote success engagement. Saturday 25 March
Ian Marley. Facilitating practice-led research, four fundamental aspects that promote success engagement. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Mark Attwood. Artists books from The Artists Press. The printer/publisher. 25 years of producing artists books at The Artists Press. Saturday 25 March
Mark Attwood. Artists books from The Artists Press. The printer/publisher. 25 years of producing artists books at The Artists Press. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: Malcolm Christian and Mandy Conidaris. Bookends: The fine art book as witness, exp lored via two books from the Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers. Saturday 25 March
Malcolm Christian and Mandy Conidaris. Bookends: The fine art book as witness, exp lored via two books from the Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers. Saturday 25 March
Click the image for a view of: John Roome. Unflattening: An artists book as an example of creative practice-based research. Saturday 25 March
John Roome. Unflattening: An artists book as an example of creative practice-based research. Saturday 25 March

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