The Book is Alive!
was published by RGAP (2013), edited by Emmanuelle Waeckerlé and Richard Sawdon-Smith, designed by Studio Mothership
with an introductory essay by E.Waeckerlé and an exclusive illustrated interview with Joan Fontcuberta.
A survey of current thinking and innovative practice in contemporary publishing presented at the BOOKLIVE! International symposium
in London in June 2012. This 2 days event brought together theorists, researchers and practitioners to examine the current ‘transforming’ of the book and its ability to keep up with digital culture and the emergence of new modes of making, reading, collecting and disseminating ‘on the page’ work.
With contributions from in (alphabetic order)
Andrej Blatnik (SVN), Sarah Bodman (UK), Marco Bohr (UK), Daniela Cascella (UK), Amanda Couch (UK), Arnaud Desjardin (UK), Joan Fontcuberta (SP) , Matt Hulse & Barnaby Dicker (UK), Annabel Frearson (UK), Sharon Helgason Gallagher (US), Peter Jaeger (UK), Paul Jeff & Laura Jenkins (UK), Susan Johanknecht & Katharine Meynell (UK), Marcus Kaiser (GER),, Sharon Kivland &, Nick Thurston (UK), Didier Mathieu (FRA), Romi Mikulinsky (AUS), Christoph Nicolas (GER), Paula Roush (UK) & Maria Lusitano (SWE), Mark Sanderson (UK), Sylvia Alexandra Schimag (GER), Andreas Schmidt (UK), David W. Speck (UK), Seekers of Lice (UK), Paul Soulellis (US), Stefan Szczelkun (UK), Rahel Zoller (UK)208 pages, edition of 500 (almost out of stock) 165 x 230mm – offset printing, soft cover, pure binding. ISBN 978–0–9569024–5–0 (20£)