Over the weekend up to 50 artist bookmakers, dealers and small presses from Bristol and around the world, will come together at Arnolfini to show and sell their work. Following its success in 2007, BABE provides a great chance to meet and chat to artists about their work and to buy works of art. Prices start from just a few pounds.
Organised in conjunction with the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England.
Free \ No need to book \ Meet in the Foyer
Sat 4 Apr 2pm Tanya Peixoto, founder of Bookartbookshop ltd.
Sun 5 Apr 2pm Julian Warren, Archivist, Arnolfini.
BABE Artist Book Surgeries
Sat 4 & Sun 5 Apr, 11.00am - 3.30pm
Free \ Booking Essential
An opportunity for artists to discuss and receive advice on any aspect of a book related project, be it conceptual, technical or otherwise. Individual surgeries held by Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden (artist book specialists from UWE) on Saturday and artist/writer Nancy Campbell on Sunday, are up to 45 minutes each.
Free \ Booking Advised
Sat 4 Apr 11.00am - 1.00pm Tamany Baker's Concertina Book workshop for children.
Sun 5 Apr 11.00am - 1.00pm Guy Begbie's Paper Engineering workshop (aged 16+).