ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2019 call for papers

Call for Papers – ARLIS/UK & Ireland Glasgow Conference 2019 We are pleased to announce the Art Libraries Society UK & Ireland will hold its annual conference on July 15th-17th 2019 at the University of Glasgow. This year is the 50th anniversary of ARLIS so we want to focus some of the discussion on ARLIS […]

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 […]

Conference Working Party 2019 expressions of interest

Planning is now underway for next year’s 50th Anniversary ARLIS UK & Ireland Conference, which is to be held at the University of Glasgow from Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th July 2019. We are now seeking enthusiastic ARLIS individuals to join our colleagues at Glasgow and be part of the conference planning team. There are a variety of roles […]

Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018

Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018 8-10 November, Belfast The Museums Association Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its kind in Europe for museums and heritage professionals. Over 1,500 senior staff discuss the latest issues, discover new practice and meet the world’s leading suppliers and consultants. The theme of Belfast 2018 is Dissent: […]

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 […]