UWE: University of the West of England, Ltd Ed BookmarkUWE Bookmark Artist Edition

Final edition of 100 signed and numbered bookmarks for the University of the West of England, Centre for Fine Print Research. ‘Mapping West Penwith’ iss a different approach to mapping a personal sense of place in the far western Cornish peninsula.

See more about this annual project at BOOKMARKS

The annual ‘Bookmarks’ projects encourage appreciation of Artist’s Books. Participating artists each produce an edition of 100 signed and numbered bookmarks to give away through distribution boxes at venues around the world.  Each bookmark has the website address which brings visitors to the online gallery of artworks.

Over the last ten years, the Bookmarks projects of free artwork distribution has visited 105 galleries, bookstores, workshops, centres, schools and libraries in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and USA.

423 artists have contributed 42,300 bookmarks to the eleven projects to date. Editioned bookmarks are collated into sets; one full set being sent to each of the contributing artists and the rest divided and sent in distribution boxes to participating host venues around the world, for visitors to take.

Have a look through all the inspired and highly original bookmark artworks at:

http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/bookmark.htm

Participating Artists for the 2013 project:

http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/bkmks11/artists.htm