Discussion: BOOKLIVE! and launch of The Book is Alive!
Friday 13 September, 12pm – 1.15pm .
Free, booking essential.
This event is in association with bookRoom and launches The Book is Alive!
Join artists, designers and publishers to discuss how the book can keep up with digital culture through new modes of making, distributing and reading.
Put questions on your publishing projects to our panel of experts:
Gordon Macdonald (publisher GOST Books), Michael Mack (publisher Mack Books, MAPP), Colin Sackett (artist, book designer and publisher Uniformbooks), Susan Johanknecht (artist, writer, publisher, Subject Leader of MA Book Arts at Camberwell College of Arts), Nick Thurston (artist and co-editor information as material), Emmanuelle Waeckerlé (artist, self-publisher (MOIedition), bookRoom director).
The Book is Alive!
edited by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, and Richard Sawdon Smith, published by RGAP, distributed by Cornerhouse, ISBN 978–0–9569024–5–0
A survey of current thinking and innovative practice in contemporary publishing presented at the BOOKLIVE! International symposium in London in June 2012.
With contributions from in (alphabetic order)
Andrej Blatnik (SVN), Sarah Bodman (UK), Marco Bohr (UK), Daniela Cascella (UK), Amanda Couch (UK), Arnaud Desjardin (UK), Joan Fontcuberta (SP) , Matt Hulse & Barnaby Dicker (UK), Annabel Frearson (UK), Sharon Helgason Gallagher (US), Peter Jaeger (UK), Paul Jeff & Laura Jenkins (UK), Susan Johanknecht & Katharine Meynell (UK), Marcus Kaiser (GER),, Sharon Kivland &, Nick Thurston (UK), Didier Mathieu (FRA), Romi Mikulinsky (AUS), Christoph Nicolas (GER), Paula Roush (UK) & Maria Lusitano (SWE), Mark Sanderson (UK), Sylvia Alexandra Schimag (GER), Andreas Schmidt (UK), David W. Speck (UK), Seekers of Lice (UK), Paul Soulellis (US), Stefan Szczelkun (UK), Rahel Zoller (UK)
The symposium and the publication are a collaboration between the Centre for Media and Cultural Research (CMCR) at LSBU and bookRoom at UCA Farnham.