More About the Exhibition
About the exhibitions
Print matters is the title for a group of three exhibitions, each related to artists’ publications. These range from seminal artists’ books produced in the 1960s, a homage to the books of Edward Ruscha, through to the contemporary zine made by Graphic Arts students at Winchester School of Art. (PDF brochure)
A visual journey through the artist’s book, is grouped around four themes: beginnings, narratives, interventions and constructions.
Follow-ed (after Hokusai) is an exhibition of books inspired by the American artist Edward Ruscha, collected and curated by Tom Sowden and Michalis Pichler, on show in the Winchester Gallery.
Zines is displayed in the Level 4 Gallery, Hartley Library.
The Winchester Gallery is on the University’s Winchester School of Art campus, Park Avenue, Winchester. Maps and travel information are available on the University website www.soton.ac.uk
Follow-ed (after Hokusai) runs from 2nd February to 10th March 2011 and the Winchester Gallery is open Tuesday to Friday 10.00am to 4.30pm.
- Tom’s article on Follow-ed for The Bonefolder was published in the Fall Issue, Volume 6 Number 1, and discusses why he makes books influenced by Ed Ruscha and how his plans to curate a show of works in this style developed. You can access The Bonefolder journal online, free, at: www.philobiblon.com Look for PDF link…
- After the Winchester show, the show is traveling to P74 (Ljubljana), Arnolfini (Bristol, UK) and other places.
- The opening at Gallery P74 (Prušnikova 74, Ljubljana) is on Friday, March 11, 9pm. The opening at Arnolfini (Bristol) is on March 15, and also there is a crackers Photoshoot March 3-5, from 11am-5pm
- The show was featured as a centerfold spread in The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism in Volume 37, Number 6. Click images below to enlarge:
9/2011: Follow-ed (after hokusai) has been shown as part of the Impact 7 Printmaking Conference at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Photos here.