Rory Sparks taught a drumleaf and stiff leaf binding class at the Penland School of Crafts, and speaks from the perspective of a bookbinder who works with the technical side of binding structures. She founded EM Space collective in Portland, OR. Books boomerang with the digital age and strengthens experiential reading. What is synethesia? Where is EM-Space? Music is Global Noize by Dar’Abesque.
August 3, 2015
In this May 27, 2015 interview with Philadelphia book artist Colette Fu, Steve Miller talks with her about being taken to the woodshed, making popup books from her photographs, art and fear in art making, and ethnicity. Music Cynics Recourse is by Atlas Sound.
July 15, 2015
A May 25, 2015 interview by Steve Miller with book maker and bookbinder Martha Kearsley. She is the proprietor of Strong Arm Bindery in Portland, Maine, and taught a class entitled Field and Sketch Books at Paper and Book Intensive. Music is La Luna from Bedroom Databank Vol.2 by Atlas Sound.
July 13, 2015
Adam Larsson is the bookbinder at Uppsala University Library, Cultural Heritage Division, in Uppsala, Sweden. The interview was by Steve Miller on May 24, 2015 at Paper and Book Intensive. He could have been a biker, he could have been a punk, a photographer, and he became a bookbinder. Music is Postcard by Atlas Sound, from the album Bedroom Databank Vol. 1.
July 10, 2015
This is a May 27, 2015 interview with book artist and designer Kevin Steele. He taught the a Multi-Accordion class at Paper and Book Intensive. He own work is inspired by movable books beginning in the 12th- and 13th-century. He describes that making of a complex nautical book in the shape of the compass rose. The music myarms is by Ketsa from the album Aquarius Unfolds.
July 9, 2015
Mary Uthuppuru is a private practice bookbinder and book artist from Bloomington, Indiana, in this May 25, 2015 interview with Steve Miller. She taught Boxmaking For Book Artists at Paper and Book Intensive. Mary claims paper will outlast any hard drive. The track, untold, is by Ketsa and from the album Aquarius Unfolds. springleafpress.com
July 1, 2015
Shannon Brock is interviewed on May 25, 2015 by Steve Miller at Paper and Book Intensive. She is the Artistic Director of Carriage House Paper. She speaks about creating pulp paintings with veils of pigmented cotton fiber over base sheets of overeaten abaca or flax.
June 30, 2015
Interviewed by Steve Miller on May 23, 2015, Tate Shaw is Director of Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. VSW includes a non-profit artist space. He is interested in adding a critical voice plus artistic content to his book work. Ophelia¹s Song is by Musetta.
June 29, 2015
An August 27, 2014 interview by Steve Miller with book artist Sarah Bryant, during a letterpress pressure printing workshop she led at The University of Alabama. She was a Victor Hammer Fellow Wells College, and is engaged in Shiftlab collaborations. In 2011 her book BIOGRAPHY won the Minnesota Prize. Music is Neuron Fire by akustikfilm.