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FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA. [Collage and digital print]. Exhibited at Grębocin, Poland. 8 May 2024 - 2 June 2024. (Unpublished)

FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA is a response to crises and ongoing global conflicts humanity is facing today. Artists were invited to speak up on issues related to human rights, war, violence, social and racial injustice. The mission of this important and t... Read More about FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA.

Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2024, March). Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence. Paper presented at Książka artystyczna Obecność i nieobecność

Some of the ways that absence has been expressed through artists’ books - the loss of biodiversity, memory, relationships and culture. Examples include works by Roelof Bakker, Caren Florance, Ben Jenner, Gracia & Louise, Essence Press, Sophie Loss, E... Read More about Lost and Found: Artists’ books, absence and existence.

All shades of blue (2024)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2024). All shades of blue. Printmaking Today, 33(129), 22-23

Artists’ books by Roelof Bakker and Caren Florance speak of loss through colour and texture, visual allusion and sensory touch, writes Sarah Bodman

Freedom Project (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Freedom Project. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Łódź, Poland. 28 February 2024 - 28 March 2024. (Unpublished)

FREEDOM PROJECT KOLEKCJA is a response to crises and ongoing global conflicts humanity is facing today. Artists were invited to speak up on issues related to human rights, war, violence, social and racial injustice. The mission of this important and t... Read More about Freedom Project.

World Book Night United Artists - Stories of and strategies for experimental, collaborative publishing (2023)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2023). World Book Night United Artists - Stories of and strategies for experimental, collaborative publishing. Axon: Creative Explorations, 13(1), 2-21. https://doi.org/10.54375/001/cbyvozki7k

Sarah Bodman reflects on 13 years of Bookarts at UWE Bristol's World Book Night (WBN) project; a text and image / artists' books-based event which has evolved from an initial collaboration with the artist and poet Nancy Campbell into an annual, inter... Read More about World Book Night United Artists - Stories of and strategies for experimental, collaborative publishing.

Night and Day (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Night and Day. [Artist's book]. Exhibited at Bristol. 5 July 2023 - 5 September 2023. (Unpublished)

The set theme for the ABC artists’ books club exhibition this year is Night and Day, inspired by the poetic works of Thomas A Clark. Clark is co-founder of Moschatel Press with Laurie Clark, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Night and... Read More about Night and Day.

To the library… where artists and books want to be (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2023, July). To the library… where artists and books want to be. Presented at GENERATIVE SPACES The Creative Powers of the Art Library, ARLIS UK & Ireland Annual Conference, Norwich

Sarah Bodman looks at some of the ways artist interact with the library as a creative catalyst for researching, making and exhibiting artists' books as well as making works in response to libraries. From installations by Guy Bigland, Leslie Mutchler... Read More about To the library… where artists and books want to be.

Pandora’s Hieroglyphic Primer (2023)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. (2023). Pandora’s Hieroglyphic Primer. In RE:Making - A Documentation of Work by Angela Lorenz (152-173). New Haven, CT, USA: the jenny-press

A response to the artwork: for RE:Making - A Documentation of Work by Angela Lorenz With essays from over 70 scholars, collectors, librarians, curators, and journalists on book artist Angela Lorenz's work from 1989 to 2022. Includes a reflection f... Read More about Pandora’s Hieroglyphic Primer.

We remember – World book night 2023 (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., & Parr, L. We remember – World book night 2023. [Exhibition artefacts]. Exhibited at Bristol. 21 April 2023 - 30 June 2023. (Unpublished)

Inspired by the work of Joe Brainard 1942-1994 I Remember (which in turn inspired Georges Perec 1936-1892 to write Je me souviens/) the theme for United Artists World Book Night 2023 was ‘We Remember’. One hundred and fourteen artists have respond... Read More about We remember – World book night 2023.

Shadow and light: Honoring Iraqi academics, photographs of witness, memory and solidarity (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Shadow and light: Honoring Iraqi academics, photographs of witness, memory and solidarity. [Photography]. Exhibited at USA. 13 April 2023 - 2 June 2023. (Unpublished)

An exhibition curated by Beau Beausoleil, Artists’ Alley Champaign, IL & Hundley Central Core Gallery, Spurlock Museum, Urbana, IL, USA. 'Compiled by Beau Beausoleil, a poet and activist in the San Francisco Bay Area, the project memorializes Iraq... Read More about Shadow and light: Honoring Iraqi academics, photographs of witness, memory and solidarity.

KART 125 (2023)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. KART 125. [collage, mail art, postcards]. Geelong, Australia

One contributing artist for KART 125, an edition of 40 collaged artworks for the project. David Dellafiora (curator) This 125th issue of KART commemorates the 30th anniversary of the death of the sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink (14th November 1930-... Read More about KART 125.

How to be in the future? (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., & Oechsler, M. How to be in the future?. [Printmaking]. Exhibited at London. 8 March 2023 - 11 March 2023. (Unpublished)

MOCA London presents How to be in the Future? - Salon for a Speculative Future: Women Artists’ Print Portfolio exhibition and publication launch. This new Salon for a Speculative Future (SFASF) publication How to be in the Future? accompanies a b... Read More about How to be in the future?.

The mountains are calling… (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. The mountains are calling…. [Artists' books, printmaking]. Exhibited at Bristol. 3 March 2023 - 17 April 2023. (Unpublished)

Curation of an exhibition: This exhibition accompanies a Bookarts at UWE / LAND2 symposium in Bristol discussing environmental themes including water quality, land degradation, pollution and damage to the landscape, interventions and ideas. It sha... Read More about The mountains are calling….

What we do in the shadows: Bringing book arts into world book night (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2023, February). What we do in the shadows: Bringing book arts into world book night. Presented at Printmaking to Book: Artist's Book in academic theory and practice/artists' talks/miscellanea, The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts, Wrocław, Poland

Sarah Bodman explores the visual history of Bookarts at UWE Bristol's World Book Night (WBN) project which has evolved over the last 13 years from a collaboration with the artist and poet Nancy Campbell into an international, participatory celebratio... Read More about What we do in the shadows: Bringing book arts into world book night.

It's a new day (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., & Owen, P. It's a new day. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Bristol, UK. 2 March 2021 - 18 April 2021. (Unpublished)

Curation of exhibition - This online display in collaboration with Arnolfini, Bristol showcases a selection of artists’ books on mental health, wellbeing and recovery, and thinking about how we live within our environment. It links to themes of inter... Read More about It's a new day.

Field workers unite (2020)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2020). Field workers unite. Printmaking Today, 29(116), 22-23

Sarah Bodman talks with David Dellafiora of Field Study International about his inclusive book projects.