Upcoming events

Cataloguing Artists’ Publications

This ARLIS UK & Ireland Cataloguing and Classification Committee workshop will look at the various types of artists’ publishing and how to approach cataloguing this material. The workshop will cover artists’ books, zines, photobooks, artists’ serials, multiples and ephemera, with a range of presentations by experienced librarians discussing their characteristics and definitions, and a practical workshop with examples from Tate Library’s collections.

This will be an in-person event held Tuesday, 19 December 2023 in the Library and Archive Reading Rooms at Tate Britain.

10 am Arrival and welcome

10.15 am Gustavo Grandal Montero, Introduction to artists’ publications

10.45 am Katie Blackford, Cataloguing artists’ books

11.15 am Practical session cataloguing artists’ books, followed by discussion

12.30 pm Lunch

2 pm Siobhan Britton, Cataloguing multiples

2.30 pm James Devine, Cataloguing zines

3 pm Hayley Webb and Nicola Roberts, Cataloguing artists’ ephemera

3.30 pm Tour of Tate Library

This is a free event limited to 25 places. Please contact katie.blackford@tate.org.uk if you’d like to be added to the waiting list.