Archive | December, 2012

Exhibition ‘Off the s{h}elf: the self and subjectivity in the artist’s book’

2 Dec

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Off the s{h}elf: the self and subjectivity in the artist’s book

7 -9 December 2012

Stockwell Studios

McCall Close, Jeffreys Road London SW46QU

Northern and Victoria lines

Opening night Friday 7 December from 18:00 – 21:00

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 December 12:00 -18;00, Admission Free

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Artists represented in the exhibition

Abigail Thomas

Alice Geirinhas

Alice O’hanlon

Amy Owen

Angela Dimitrakaki, Pam Skelton, and Mare Tralla

Anne Marte Overaa

Anne Nyyssonen

Catarina De Oliveira

Cristina Almeida

Cristina Gozzini

Ditte Ejlerskov


Elizabeth Shores

Ella De Burca

Emilie Bell

Felicity Allen

Fritz Stolberg

Geoff Routh

Georgina Sleap

Halo Halo

Heather Matthew

Isabel Baraona

Ivo Dias De Sousa

J Brixey Williams, C Brueton, S Kennedy, T U. Schmidt, R Shah, C Younger

J.Rosa G.

Jamie Bradbury

Jihee Kim

Joseph Ridgeon

Julie Cook

Katherine Mitchell

Lara Gonzalez

Fugitive Images

Lauren Winsor

Lina Avramidou

Linda S Williams

Lucy Baxandall

Manuela São Simão

Margaret Cooter

Maria Lusitano

Marie Ange Bordas

Marion Denis

May Magee

Michelle Avison

Mireille Ribière

Nicole Mollett

Pam Skelton

paula roush

Pedro Andrade

Penny Stanford

Randy Klein

Rebecca Chamlee

Sally Waterman

Sara Nunes Fernandes & and Lúcia Prancha

Sarah Gillett

Sarah Mccoy

Sílvia Prudêncio

Synodinou Marilena

Teresa Paiva

Trish Scott

Veronica Rowlands

Victor Mota

Welmoet Wartena

An exhibition dedicated to various expressions of subjectivity in artists’ publications. It brings together contributions from a variety of formats and editions that consider the self in the artist’s book. The exhibition focus on contemporary publications and includes a wide range of genres, including handmade books, object-books, sculptural books, altered books, installation books, photobooks, photozines, print-on-demand books, zines, serial editions (artists’ magazines) and ebooks. Emerging topics include:

  • Self-portraits as self-analysis
  • Archival practices of the self
  • Family albums and personal narratives
  • Gender and feminist narratives
  • Auto-biography and fictional biographies
  • Sexualities and space
  • Performance of the self
  • Travel book and diasporic strategies

Curated by paula roush, teresa paiva & maria lusitano