Monday, January 29, 2007

Clamshell box workshop

The Western New York Book Arts Collaborative workshop hosted at Quality Bindery in Buffalo was taught by Brian Maloney of Toronto on Saturday Jan 20, 2007. This full day workshop introduced the clam shell box traditionally used to protect book and archival materials. Participants made a double tray clamshell box. This same style box is being made for the WNYBAC-1 portfolio. The portfolio will debut at the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

Friday, January 19, 2007

Buffalo Small Press book fair

The 2007 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair takes place on March 31, 2007 from noon to 6pm. The event will be held at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, located at 453 Porter Avenue in Buffalo, NY. The book fair is a one day event that brings together booksellers, authors, bookmakers, zinesters, small presses, artists, poets, and regional cultural workers of all kinds in a venue where they can share ideas and peddle their wares. Tables will be available at the event where people can showcase and sell their work. Poetry readings, performances, discussions, and related lectures are also scheduled to go on throughout the day.

The event is FREE to attend and open to the public!

Friday, January 12, 2007

Joe Brainard Book Events in Buffalo

Joe Brainard: People of the World Relax!!
January 25, 2007 to March 3, 2007
UB Art Gallery, First Floor Gallery - Center For the Arts
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11am - 5pm. Extended hours Thursday 11am - 7pm

Opening Reception Thursday January 25, 2007 5-7pm

Albright-Knox Gusto at the Gallery
Ron Padgett and Kenward Elmslie Poetry Reading
Friday, January 26th, 2007 @ 8pm

Listen to Kenward read an Easter Poem for Joe

Brown Bag Lecture - Steve Clay
Publisher of Granary Books
, Clay is an editor, curator and archivist specializing in the American art and literature of the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
Thursday, February 1 @ 1pm UB Art Gallery, 1st Floor

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Extraordinary Publication

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Event was produced by the State University of NY at Buffalo to commemorate the Dalai Lama's Buffalo visit in September of 2006, this two book set features the photography of Douglas Levere . This coffee table book for the spatially challenged is only 4.5" x 6" but lush and... extraordinary.