Category Archive: Artists’ Books

“University Makes Me Feel…” zines and Mental Health Awareness Week at WSA Library

Image 1: Exhibition poster created by Hannah Teague.   Zines offer an inexpensive, independent medium to share personal experiences, and offer support and solidarity. They can connect communities and raise the unfiltered voices… Continue reading

“A palimpsest of silence”: Sebastiane Hegarty’s Silence on Loan

This month, visual and sound artist Sebastiane Hegarty reflects on his sound performance ‘Silence on Loan’, which took place in WSA Library earlier this year.   Image 1: Recording ‘Silence on Loan’ in WSA… Continue reading

Read to Me: a psychometric collaboration with objects

From now until Christmas, WSA Library will be displaying an exciting new exhibition by artists’ book maker Sarah Bodman. In this guest blog post, Sarah discusses how an interest in Victorian spiritualists, telepathy… Continue reading

The Library of Re-Claimed Books

Last month, visual artist Noriko Suzuki-Bosco, who is currently undertaking a practice-based PhD study at Winchester School of Art, took part in Turn the Page 2018 artists book fair in Norwich with her social… Continue reading

Fashion and Sustainability Forum 2018

    A plastic-free aisle in supermarkets will not deliver a plastic-free isle. From George Monbiot’s comments in The Guardian on Theresa May’s 25 Year Environmental Plan to David Attenborough’s plea in Blue… Continue reading

Jane Austen in the Library

Jane Austen’s life and work has inspired countless writers and artists, and as part of the celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of her death we take a look at how she is represented… Continue reading

WSA Library Celebrates World Book Day!

We celebrated World Book Day yesterday in WSA Cafe with various activities ranging from letterpress, screen-printing, mono-printing and the self-portrait drawing game, ‘Face-to-Trace’! As in previous years the Library had a stand showcasing the Artists’… Continue reading

Altered Books exhibition in WSA Library

    We are pleased to be launching our first exhibition of the year in our display cases in the Library welcome area. We are showing altered books made by WSA students in response… Continue reading

Our Visionaire Collection

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been introducing both our physical and online collections to our students. One which has really excited and inspired is our Visionaire Collection. Visionaire is a tangible, luxury art and… Continue reading