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Project Statement

by B. Freeman


JAB was founded in 1994 in order to encourage lively and serious debate about artists' books. Our mission is to develop the field of artists' books by means of critical discourse and creative exploration of the intersections of book arts, artists' books, poetry, photography, experimental literature, and other book related creative endeavors. As a forum for the study of artists' books, JAB publishes articles, reviews of artists' books and exhibitions, and commentary on conferences as well as other book arts-related activities. JAB also documents current activity through interviews with artists, showcases creative work in the form of artists' statements and artist-designed pages, inserts, and covers.

JAB15: The Journal of Artists' Books

Brad Freeman

title note: On the masthead it says, “The Journal of Artists' Books, JAB15, Spring, 2001, ISSN 1085-1461, Book Unbound: an exhibition at Agnes Scott College January 25, 2001 to March 30, 2001” [K. Shewmaker]

Agents

Brad Freeman

type: initiating

role:
artist
author
binder
designer
photographer
printer
publisher

nationality:
born: United States

location:

dates:
birth: 1951-01-23


Publication Information

publisher: Nexus Press

dates:
publication: 2001-00-00 Spring 2001

publication history: JAB 15 is the catalogue for the exhibition Book Unbound, curated by Cathy Byrd and held at the Dalton Gallery, the McCain library and the Bradley Observatory on the campus of Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia. JAB15 was printed at Nexus Press on Dulcet by Monadnock Paper, an alkaline pH, acid-free, premium printing paper designed for maximum longevity. Approximately 1,600 copies. [K. Shewmaker]

Aesthetic Profile

movement:
other

subject:
artists' books (LCSH) JAB15 is the catalogue for the exhibition Book Unbound, curated by Cathy Byrd and held at the Dalton Gallery, the McCain library and the Bradley Observatory on the campus of Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.
history (AAT)
visual poetry (AAT)
concrete poetry (LCSH)

content form:
journals (AAT)
non-fiction (AAT)

publication tradition:
small press (local)

exhibition catalogue (local)

related works: Charles Crumb, Notebook; Jiri Kolar, (Typings); Tom Phillips, Café Society III and The Book is Dead; Ruth Laxson, Muse Measures; Emily McVarish, Lives and Property; Berwyn Hung, Elemental; David Horton, Celestial Wondering; Miranda Maher, (harmless)Little(harmless)Fantasies(harmless); Michele Shauf, Memory Media; Shelagh Keely and Deborah Esch, desire and the importance of failure; David Laufer, The Manifest of the Cleveland Thinker; Mark Amerika, GRAMMATRON; Stephanie Ognar, Flip Books; Joseph Albers, Interaction of Color; Marcia R. Cohen, Summer Reading series; Dieter Roth, Gesammelte Werke, band 7; Byron Clercx, Illuminations (after Walter Benjamin); Ed Ruscha, Every Building on The Sunset Strip; Charles Hobson; Tower; Felicia Rice, Enrique Chagoya, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Codex Espangliensis; Geoffrey Hendricks, Quadrant/A mediation on Tycho Brahe; Carol Barton, Instructions for Assembly; Anne Beidler, The Poppy Book; Tennessee Rice Dixon, Scrutiny in the Great Round; Johanna Drucker and Brad Freeman, Emerging Sentience [K. Shewmaker]

Related Documents

manuscript type: other

location: call number: AOB 40

note: Yale University Library holds the Journal of Artists' Books (JAB) archive, 1995-2003.