Final Book – How to Love

The book is finished – as mentioned in an earlier post, not without errors. The binding technique used interfered with one particular spread which was split between the…

Duffy’s Bookbinders

Duffy’s provide a standard service for binding – thesis etc., as they are easy to access with reasonable prices this made them the best choice for this work….

Hackett’s Printing – Final Dummy

A final dummy book (Dummy Book 5) was produced, the changes made related to the removal of a weak section and the changing of font sizes. This was…

Final Critique

In response to the final critique a number of key decisions need to be made: Where the photobook will be printed – Hacketts printing offers a commercial printing…

Aunt Sally’s Tea Dance

Aunt Sally’s Tea Dance is the first curatorial collaboration of The Exhibitionist Society . The project which is rooted in the politics of the archive and the  visibility issues…

Dummy Book 4

Unhappy with the statement at the back of the book a quick reproduction of the dummy with edits – at half size – was printed in preparation for…

Dummy Book 3.1 & 3.2

Based on the guidance of the last tutorial I have produced two more dummies to explore the advice. Dummy 3.1 The first book’s design breaks down the original…

Tutorial (Part 5)

Results of one-on-one tutorial, with the presentation of dummy book 2. Of the text options presented which include both personal writing and more research based, descriptive text, the personal approach…

Artist Statement

Calling oneself queer requires ‘undertaking particular performative acts of experimentation, self-perception, and filiation.’ (Eve Kosofsky-Sedgwick)   Working on the text to accompany the book is something I was…

Critique Day #1

A group critique is one way of receiving feedback about how the project appears to others. This can be very  useful in gauging if the project ‘reads’ how…