ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2019 AGM

For all members, Council is delighted to announce that the 2019 AGM will take place on Monday 13th May and will be kindly hosted by the British Library. Please follow the link below to sign up to attend the AGM by Friday 12th April. The day programme is as follows: 12-14:30 Lunch for former […]

ARLISmatters Podcast… Episode 04: Cassy and Alex do Conference. 2018 style.

With summer 2019 fast approaching and the prospect of another excellent ARLIS/UK & Ireland Conference looming large (a 50th anniversary bonanza in Glasgow no less), join Alex and Cassy in episode 04 of the ARLISmatters podcast as they cast their minds back to the halcyon days of the 2018 Conference. Includes vox pops with delegates […]

Artists’ Books News, November-December 2018

Artists’ Books News November – December 2018     Exhibitions   Sarah Bodman – Read To Me, Winchester School of Art Library, 15th November – 20th December 2018. Read To Me is an artist’s book, produced after an experiment in collaboration with a psychometric reader, to transmit the emotional content of selected narratives through a […]

Artists’ Books news, July-August 2018

Artists’ Books news, July-August 2018 Exhibitions Astro-poems and Vertical Group Exercises: Concrete poetry at CSA, Chelsea Space, London, until 13th July 2018. Curated by Chelsea College of Arts Librarian Gustavo Grandal Montero, this exhibition reflects Montero’s ongoing research into the evolution of concrete poetry and its influence on visual art in the period 1964-67 in Britain. […]

Artists’ Books News, May-June 2018

Artists’ Books News, May-June 2018 Exhibitions  Queer Between The Covers at Senate House Library, London. Until 16th June 2018. Curated by Dr Richard Espley & Leila Kassir with public art by Book Artist, Theresa Easton. Queer Between The Covers is a new exhibition and event season at Senate House Library which explores over 250 years […]

In conversation with…

In our April feature we meet Rebecca Daniels, Online Services Librarian at the National Art Library, V&A, and the new ARLIS UK & Ireland Membership Secretary. Rebecca talks to us about her path into art librarianship and what’s so great about being an ARLIS UK & Ireland Officer… How did you come to art librarianship? I knew […]

ARLISmatters Podcast… Episode 03: #Fightthepower

In episode 03 of the ARLISmatters podcast join Cassy and Alex as they host an Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in the Old College Library at Chelsea College of Arts. Meet some of our brilliant attendees and hear their thoughts on Feminism, Philosophy and fighting the good fight armed with nothing more than a bowl […]

In conversation with…

In this October feature we cautiously depart from librarianship and traverse the digital realm with our guide, Matt Davies; Manager of the Digital Humanities Centre at the University of Nottingham (UoN). A self-confessed ‘non-librarian’, Matt talks ‘de-pinking’, wrestling with 12-ft kayaks and, of course, virtual reality. How did you come to digital humanities? I’m not sure […]

In conversation with…

In our March feature we meet Duncan Chappell, Academic Liaison Librarian at the Glasgow School of Art. We talk Artists’ Books, Brancusi’s shopping habits and pochoir…  How did you come to art librarianship? As with most things of value in life, serendipity played a large role. It wasn’t something I had consciously planned. I studied History of […]