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Kitty Maryatt

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Kitty Maryatt talks with Steve Miller about how to whip a group of twelve newbies together to create a collaborative book. Kitty calls it finding the “connective tissue”. She has done it forty times at Scripps College. How does one become a book artist? “I wasn’t out to make books.” Listen to “Crayon and Ink” by Allison Crowe.

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Inge Bruggeman

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Inge Bruggeman, in this interview with Sarah Bryant, discusses her Texturaprinting and Ink-E Press, and the juggling act of teaching and book projects. Inge has suggestions for the future of Book Arts studies. Her interview is followed with a song, “Like A Magnet,” by Amplifoco.

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Betsy Davids

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Betsy Davids of Rebis Press speaks with Terry Chouinard about Book Arts in the 70s, and the alternative materiality of her early books. “More of us should be writing about what we do in the ways that *we* think about it–our own critical language.” [Note: Betsy gave a wonderful short presentation to set the tone at the educators’ book exhibition.]

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Terrence Chouinard

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Terrence Chouinard of Wells College is interviewed by Lisa Robinson about starting a Book Arts Program in an academic setting. What is a “service publication”? Lisa asks Terry one hundred questions.

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Pamela Barrios

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Pamela Barrios, Brigham Young University book conservator, in this interview with Laura Thomson, talks about training with conservators and artists, beginning at the New York Botanical Garden. “There is one book arts, and it has a range.

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Special Collections Librarians Unplugged

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Special Collections Librarians Bob Blesse, Janice Braun, Ruth Rogers, and Judy Harvey Sahak, hold a roundtable discussion about their collections of artists books, why they are attending a book arts educator conference, what they look for when acquiring books for their collections, and advice they have to book artists and educators. This is a surprisingly passionate discussion with Steve Miller. Included is the tune “Winter Sky” from Torchomatic.

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Barbara Tetenbaum

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Barbara Tetenbaum, director of the Book Arts Program at Oregon College of Art and Craft, speaks about early influences and what inspires her work in this interview with Claudia Hamilton.

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Eileen Wallace

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Eileen Wallace talks with Sara Owen about the path she followed from librarianship to book arts. She practices and teaches in Ohio, and in places like Cortona, Italy. Wallace discusses how working and living at The Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina influenced her vision of book arts.

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Phil Zimmerman

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Phil Zimmerman, an artist who works in the book form teaches at SUNY-Purchase where his passion is in the making of narrative, photo-based books, in an interview with Colin Rafferty.

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Kathleen Walkup

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Kathleen Walkup, Professor and Director of the Mills College Book Arts Program, talks about the women’s letterpress printing shop in San Francisco, and her ongoing “Library of Discards” project, with Misty Harper.

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