Study day Poetic Artists Books

Entry year
2021/22
Course code
Z51000147
Application
University
Level
Professional/Short Course
Department
Art and Design
Campus
City Campus (Bower Ashton)
Duration
Two days
Delivery
Face-to-face
Course Director
Jeremy Dixon

Page last updated 17 May 2021

Introduction

Join Jeremy Dixon, the poet and artist's book maker, for two days of inspirational, practical work devoted to producing your own unique poetic artists' book.

We will examine artists' books long association with poetry and how such books can reflect, amplify and/or become the themes of the poetry they contain. We will use an eclectic range of poetic and practical bookmaking techniques including concrete poetry, erasure poetry, Found poetry, collage, pamphlets, zines, stab binding and collaboration to create new and exciting work.

Structure

Content

This will be an energetic, practical two days looking at words and poetry in fun and inclusive ways, and aims to give participants the confidence and techniques to find new ways of using words and poetry in their own practice.

All materials will be provided but please bring along any poetry (either your own or by someone else) or any other items of ephemera that you have collected and may want to incorporate into a book (don't worry if you haven't got anything, there will be lots of stuff available on the course to use!).

Features

Study facilities

Our new state-of-the-art Design Studios at Bower Ashton feature flexible workshop spaces, design studios, the Fabrication Centre, the Centre for Fine Print Research and dedicated collaborative learning spaces.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

  • Full price registration: £249.00
  • Concessionary price registration: £199.00

The course price includes all materials and catering.

Please note we offer a 20% discounted concessionary rate to UWE Bristol alumni (including previous CFPR CPD attendees), anyone reliant on state benefits for their income, anyone currently in full-time education (worldwide) or part-time higher education (UK), and those who are retired. 

Dates

11 to 12 August 2021 (09:30-16:30 on both days)

The course is limited to a maximum of six participants, please sign up early to secure your place.

Please note the University terms and conditions of purchase for CPD.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply, please click on the relevant link:

Extra information

About the tutor

Jeremy Dixon was born in Essex and now lives in rural South Wales making Artist's Books that combine poetry and photography.

Since founding Hazard Press in 2010, he has participated in many book fairs including BABE, Glasgow International Artists Bookfair, Turn the Page in Norwich and the Small Publishers' Fair in London. He has had work exhibited both in the UK and abroad in America, Russia and Iceland. Hazard Press books are in many private and public collections including the National Library of Wales, the Tate Gallery, the Saison Poetry Library, the University of Pennsylvania, and Winchester School of Art. His debut poetry collection, IN RETAIL, was published by Arachne Press in 2019.

His poems have appeared both online and in print in Roundyhouse Magazine, Riptide Journal, Lighthouse Journal, Durable Goods, and Really System, among others. More information about Jeremy.

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