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From logwood to lasers: Bio-digital textile dyeing and design (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Morgan, L., & Heywood, R. (2024, June). From logwood to lasers: Bio-digital textile dyeing and design. Paper presented at BioColours 2024: Sustainable Value Chain for Colour, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

The textile industry is a global giant whose environmental consequences are severe. Textile processing accounts for 51% of a textile's overall carbon footprint (WRAP, 2022) and is estimated to contribute up to 20% of global industrial water pollution... Read More about From logwood to lasers: Bio-digital textile dyeing and design.

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

The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives (2024)
Thesis
Trujillo Vazquez, A. The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/11147755

This thesis investigates the capabilities of printing technology in producing 2.5D prints and utilises these findings to recreate the appearance of artwork from ancient Mexico, focusing on two types of artwork: damaged pre-Hispanic wall stucco relief... Read More about The development of 2.5D printing for appearance re-creation: Exploring ancient Mexican artwork through European archives.

Kind Materials Research (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Morgan, L. Kind Materials Research. [Textiles]. Exhibited at The Future is a Work in Progress, Festival of Futures, Imagination Lancaster, Lancaster University, UK. 7 March 2024 - 15 March 2024. (Unpublished)

Kind Materials Research explores sustainable alternatives to conventional dyeing and finishing by innovatively integrating bio-dyeing with laser technology. Linen textiles are transformed by combining these processes, reimagining traditional textile... Read More about Kind Materials Research.

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.

Archive Station (2024)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Archive Station. [Artists' books]. Exhibited at Paris. 3 February 2024 - 24 February 2024. (Unpublished)

Artists: Marina Abramovic, Alice Anderson, Dominique Angel, Guillaume Apollinaire, Art and Language, Art Critics Orchestra, Enrico Baj, Gianfranco Baruchello, Joseph Beuys, Daphné Bitchatch, Sylvie Blocher, Christian Boltanski, Louise Bourgeois, Jean... Read More about Archive Station.

Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025 (2024)
Book
Bodman, S. (2024). Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025. Bristol, UK: Impact Press

Essays: David Paton considers the 50+ years of collecting the 14,000+ items now housed in the Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts (JGCBA) at the Wits Art Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. In Ossessione, Tanya Peixoto... Read More about Artist’s Book Yearbook 2024-2025.

Imagined worlds (2024)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. (in press). Imagined worlds. In Turn the page: an Anthology. Norwich: turn the page

turn the page has, over a period of ten years (2012-2022), introduced the public to the wonders of the wider book arts genre, and artists and collectors to each other, through its showcasing events, symposia and related exhibitions. To celebrate thos... Read More about Imagined worlds.

Ink For Printmakers (2023)
Book
Hoskins, S. (in press). Ink For Printmakers. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Inks have remained a fundamental aspect of the printing process for thousands of years. In this comprehensive and accessible guide, Stephen Hoskins and Michael Craine trace the development of inks from ancient China, through the Middle Ages and the i... Read More about Ink For Printmakers.

Women in Print I and Women in Print 2 (2023)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2023). Women in Print I and Women in Print 2. Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 3, 339-340

Review of Women in Print I and Women in Print 2. Each book consists of essays written by individual researchers, designers, historians, librarians, curators and artists offering a range of voices exploring women's roles in printing history. These two... Read More about Women in Print I and Women in Print 2.

Family ties (2023)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2023). Family ties. Printmaking Today, 32(128), 22-23

Family Ties - Artist Terrie Reddish explains to Sarah Bodman how book artists in New Zealand are building creative connections and book arts’ networks

An exploratory study of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design, through an understanding of interwar historical colour palettes (2023)
Thesis
Gooby, B. An exploratory study of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design, through an understanding of interwar historical colour palettes. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/8704673

Digital printing technology has had a major impact for the textile designer. Their design process now enables them to create complicated multi-layered digital designs incorporating photographic images and intricate detail. Artwork is no longer restri... Read More about An exploratory study of methodologies for digital colour printing in textile design, through an understanding of interwar historical colour palettes.

Printing with tonalli: Reproducing featherwork from precolonial Mexico using structural colorants (2023)
Journal Article
Trujillo-Vazquez, A., Abedini, F., Pranovich, A., Parraman, C., & Klein, S. (2023). Printing with tonalli: Reproducing featherwork from precolonial Mexico using structural colorants. Colorants, 2(4), 632-653. https://doi.org/10.3390/colorants2040033

Two of the most significant cases of extant 16th-century featherwork from Mexico are the so-called Moctezuma’s headdress and the Ahuizotl shield. While the feathers used in these artworks exhibit lightfast colors, their assembly comprises mainly orga... Read More about Printing with tonalli: Reproducing featherwork from precolonial Mexico using structural colorants.

FREEDOM Project (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. FREEDOM Project. [Collage]. Exhibited at Lodz, Poland. 1 October 2023 - 31 October 2023. (Unpublished)

In tandem with 30 Years Anniversary of the Polish Book Art Museum in Łódź, the FREEDOM Project is a response to the series of crises and ongoing global conflicts humanity is facing today. Students, educators and professional artists were invited to s... Read More about FREEDOM Project.

Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion (2023)
Journal Article
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. (2023). Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion. FORMakademisk, 16(4), https://doi.org/10.7577/formakademisk.5423

This paper details practice-based research exploring new creative possibilities involving the ceramic extrusion process. The paper begins by providing a short overview of the extrusion technique, its charac-teristics and some contextual coverage of t... Read More about Twisting clay - Creative research to explore the complex rheology in ceramic extrusion.

Signs of the times (2023)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2023). Signs of the times. Printmaking Today, 32(127), 22-23

Sarah Bodman on reading the ongoing, environmentally-focused works encompassing Termómetos Project from Mexican artist Ireri Topete.

The lives of artists' books in UK libraries and collections (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bodman, S. (2023, September). The lives of artists' books in UK libraries and collections. Presented at Kunstnerboken: unik og mangfoldig, Kristiansand Kunsthall and Library Rådhusgata 11, 4611 Kristiansand, Norway

A short talk by Sarah Bodman about UK libraries and collections practices with artists' books for the seminar panel at: Kunstnerboken: unik og mangfoldig (Nordic Artists' Books). The seminar at Kristiansand folkebibliotek focuses on artist's books an... Read More about The lives of artists' books in UK libraries and collections.

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.