Bristol Artist’s Book Event at Arnolfini presented works by over 160 book artists and small publishers from around the world, online over the weekend. We had submissions of books and videos from artists and publishers in Australia, Argentina, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, UK & Ireland and the USA.
As we could not physically show the books over the weekend, we made a mini catalogue of 138 books for visitors to download, browse and contact the artists / publishers. Over the weekend, Arnolfini also hosted a series of live online events including a creative writing workshop led by Egidija Čiricaitė; a printing demonstration by the Lemonade Press, and a shadow boxes workshop for families by Linda Toigo.
The Lost Weekend playlist has 120 videos, which have already had 5,410 views.
The online catalogue and Youtube channel link can be found here: http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/babe2021/