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Turn the Page Artists Book Fair 2018, Forum, Norwich

May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

Turn the Page Artists Book Fair 2018, Forum, Norwich

Turn the Page Artists Book Fair returns to The Forum in Norwich for 2018. #TTP2018 will feature work by over 60 individual artists, small & fine presses, independent publishers and artists groups alongside an exciting program of events that include music, poetry, and artists talks.

Entry to the Fair is free, two great days of a booky kind of heaven. Take a look below for just some of the exciting events taking place at the fair this year.

For full details of exhibitors and our program of events visit www.turnthepage.org.uk or take a look below

Audrey Niffennegger

Turn the page is honoured to announce a rare chance to see original artists’ books by award winning artist and novelist Audrey Niffenegger. Audrey’s artists books will be exhibited throughout the two days of the fair. Audrey Niffenegger began making prints in 1978 and trained as a visual artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She received her MFA from Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice in 1991. Audrey has exhibited her artist’s books, prints, paintings, drawings and comics at Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1987. In 2013, a major mid-career retrospective of her prints, paintings and artist’s bookworks opened at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC. turn the page will be exhibiting from a selection of Audrey’s artists books some of her early books.

Artists/Exhibitors

Turn the Page Artists Book Fair 2017, Forum, NorwichAs Yet Untitled * Tom Sowden * Test Centre Publications * Chris Ruston * David Armes * Gemma Lacey * Jane Cradock-Watson * Inkpot & Pen * Annwyn Dean * The Subverted Unconscious Collective * Ruth Martin * Less Than 500 * Peter Knight * Paula Watkins * Janet Allsebrook * Annette Keiser * Louisa Dunnigan * Anna Yevtukh-Squire * Miranda Campbell * Mandy Brannan * Noreen Grant * Eileen White * Teacup Press * Caroline Hack * Jan Hopkins * LD & KJB * SLAUGHTERHAUS Print Studio * Caroline Penn * Go Slow Books * Harrington & Squires * Thurle Wright * Jen Fox * Noriko Suzuki-Bosco * Laura Potts * Andy Hibberd * Floating World Books * Nordic Letterpress Collaboration * Jules Allen

Student Groups
University of Suffolk * ABC from University West England * Camberwell College of Art * Norwich University of Arts * Lion and Lamb from University for the Creative Arts

Organisations
Society of Bookbinders * John Jarrold Printing Museum

Plus
The Norfolk Longbook

Sheet music book art

Sheet music book art, TTP2017

Music

Lost in a Dream

Tom Hyatt presents an exclusive unplugged acoustic set to celebrate the upcoming release of his first artists book, Lost in a Dream. The book explores the temporary nature of musicians and the music scenes they create.
Time: Saturday 26th at 12.30-1.30pm
Location: The Stage, The Atrium

Poetry Readings

Lyrix Organix

Lyrix Organix are acclaimed and defiantly independent curators of music and poetry. Restlessly experimenting with live performance. Their stages have seen legendary performances by Akala, Kate Tempest, Kojey Radical, Ed Sheeran and the cream of the British spoken word scene. Hosts of a major late night stage at Glastonbury Festival – the infamous ‘Rum Shack’. Specialists in designing and delivering youth education programmes (in events, poetry, music and much more) with the likes of Roundhouse, Cardboard Citizens, BIMM London and across the world with British Council.
Time: Friday 25th at 3.30-4.30pm
Location: The Stage, The Atrium

TOAST

TOAST is a poetry project dedicated to supporting poets moving beyond the emerging stage. We run workshops, poetry events and discussion panels to create a space for poets to develop their work and hone their craft. We produce great poetry.
Time: Saturday 26th at 3.30-4.30pm
Location: The Stage, The Atrium

Talks

Posted / Unposted and Other Collective Journeys

This talk will illustrate ways that Imi Maufe works using the book format both individually and though curating collaborative projects.
Time: Friday 25th at 11.30am
Location: The Vernon Castle Room, The Millenium Library Norwich

The Rebel(s) or its a sign of true genius when no one buys your work

What can the Tony Hancock film The Rebel, made in1961 tell us about the current contemporary art scene.
Time: Friday 25th at 1.00-1.30pm
Location: The Stage, The Atruim

Handmade Paper for Book Artists

A demonstration on making delicate Japanese style handmade paper that can be used for the chine colle process book artists and printmakers.
Time: Friday 25th at 2.30pm
Location: The Vernon Castle Room, The Millenium Library Norwich

Making Cetology

Caroline Hack will discuss turning Melville’s classification of whales in Moby Dick into a series of handmade books
Time: Saturday 26th at 11.30am
Location: The Vernon Castle Room, The Millenium Library Norwich

Venue

The Forum, Norwich
Millennium Plain
Norwich, NR2 1TF United Kingdom
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