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Russell Maret

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Russell Maret is a letterpress printer and designer of digital type faces for his own imprint. He recently won the Rome Prize and is the North American Chair of the Fine Press Book Association. Music is Stegerwald by Ambrish.

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Poet Hank Lazer

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Poet Hank Lazer signing copies of INDIVISIBLE, March 2011. When bound these were taken to our Cuban artists collabortaors on the project.

Cuban artists Daniel Alberto Rodriguez and Cesar Pena Peralta

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A March 11, 2011 visit toTaller Experimental de Gráfica in Havana, Cuba, where we met with artists Daniel Alberto Rodríguez (l) and César Peña Peralta. Their work is featured in our program’s newest collaborative book project with poet Hank Lazer, INDIVISIBLE.

Book Arts student Timothy Winkler’s “Wandering Eye” entry in the New Yorker

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In an annual tradition for The New Yorker, it held its fourth contest soliciting readers’ takes on Eustace Tilley, the magazine’s mascot. Tilley, the Regency dandy, is the creation of art editor Rea Irvin and has been on the cover of almost every anniversary issue — including this year’s — since his first appearance, on the début issue, in 1925. Twelve winners were chosen from among more than six hundred entries. Book Arts student Timothy Winkler’s Wandering Eye was one of them. Here is a gallery of all the 2011 entries.

Sibyl Rubottom

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Book artist Sibyl Rubottom was one of the founders of San Diego’s Bay Park Press in 2000. This interview took place on January 4, 2010 at the press. A good overview of book art in San Diego. Music is Flood of Positive Feeling by alexander falcao.

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