Blog Posts tagged book of the erinyes

Photoshoot of Megaera

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Last weekend I took the photographs of Megaera, the second of the three Furies — many thanks to Alice for modelling (again!). I managed to shoot 668 photos — it’s simply amazing how differently you approach photography when you’re working with a digital camera (a Panasonic Lumix G1 —…

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Research on the Broadside or Broadsheet

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In early January I’m planning to print a number of Broadsides as related side-projects of the Book of the Erinyes. As well as being appropriate to the whole atmosphere of the artwork, I’m also drawn to the often scurrilous history of Broadsides, from the 16th century to the mid-19th century.…

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On Promoting Interstitial Art

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As I’ve been working on The Book of the Erinyes I’ve been trying to work out who it’s likely to appeal to. The problem is that it doesn’t fit comfortably in any one area. It sits between art and craft, between bookbinding and book art, between mainstream and underground. It’s art made…

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Letterpress Progress

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I’m making very good progress with the Letterpress part of the Book of the Erinyes at the moment — I’m managing to fit in 2 sessions of work at Brighton Independent Printmaking each week, and I’m really on a roll. Proof prints for chapters 6 and 7 below: …

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Research in London

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Yesterday I spent the day in London doing a whistle-stop tour of a few exhibitions as background research for the Book of the Erinyes. Bookbinding at the V&A First stop was the V&A in South Kensington to see a small display of Fine Bindings for the Man Booker Prize 2009 designed by the Society…

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