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Book Arts @ Syracuse University Libraries: Videos

Description of book arts @ Syracuse University Libraries. Features bibliographies of books at SUL, links to online resources, and examples by structure.

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ABC3D: From the lenticular cover that changes with the angle of your hands, all the way to the Z, ABC3D is as much a work of art as it is a pop-up book. Each of the 26 dimensional letters move and change before your eyes. C turns into D with a snap. M stands at attention. X becomes Y with a flick of the wrist. And then there's U...

Accordion Book: Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord teaches you how to make an accordion book. For more go to YouTube

It's a Book by Lane Smith: This video trailer is an adorable picture book that celebrates traditional books and is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age.

Papermaking with Arnold Grummer: Fun and useful YouTube clips on making paper featuring Arnold Grummer.

Patience: Randi Parkhurst, paper artist and bookmaker demonstrates her creation, PATIENCE. Film produced by Glowing Heads of Olympia Washington. Original music provided by Laura Inserra.

Pictorial Webster's: Inspiration to Completion: John Carrera's video about the discovery of the 1898 International Dictionary to linotyping the entries to printing the last print on the vandercook to cutting the fingertabs of the deluxe edition, this video gives a quick overview of the process of creating the Pictorial Webster's fine press edition.

Sarah Bryant : Process and Production

Sarah Bryant of Big Jump Press speaks about her recent works Biography and Fond at Hobart and William Smith College in scenic Geneva, NY. These works explore what "we" are made of and defines us, as well as the extent to which small, personal items encapsulate the bigger picture. Assistant Professor of Architectural Studies Kirin Makker introduces the lecture and curated the accompanying process oriented exhibit in Houghton House.

An illustrated lecture about her work Biography is online here.

Creation of an Edition

3000 photographs (-ish), 35 books, 2 months at the Women's Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY.

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