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January 22nd, 2007

The Architecture of the Book: An International Symposium

Hosted by Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, the west coast campus of Memorial University, located in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, The Architecture of the Book will facilitate critical discourse on the artist’s book from interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives. Sessions will be held in conjunction with The Architectural Uncanny, an exhibition of prints, photographs and book works by Marlene MacCallum, and will coincide with the 20th anniversary cele bration of The March Hare, Atlantic Canada’s largest poetry festival.    


            Marlene MacCallum, from Domestic Arcana, hand bound book work using photogravure and letterpress, 1999


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January 20th, 2007

The Old Order and The New: P.H. Emerson and Photography (1885 – 1895)


13 October 2006 – 4 February 2007
National Media Museum,

Bradford, West Yorkshire
A major exhibition showcasing the work of photographer Peter Henry Emerson, with photographs and ephemera drawn largely from the NMPFT and RPS Collections. Guest curator John Taylor and the Museum’s curator Philippa Wright reassess the importance and context of Emerson’s work, which combined new techniques and technology in a bid to record and preserve the traditional life of East Anglia. A book will accompany the exhibition.
Podcast lectures related to this exhibit can be found online  including a brief lecture by John Taylor entitled, ‘The Gravure Print".

For more information visit the National Media Museum’s web site.