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Spending time within books (2021)
Book Chapter
Bodman, S. L. (in press). Spending time within books. In C. Benjamin Schulz, V. Hildebrand-Schat, & K. Bazarnik (Eds.), Refresh the Book: On the Hybrid Nature of the Book in the Age of Electronic Publishing (221-245). Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill NV. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004443556

In my work as a researcher in the field of artists’ books, I encounter new books on a daily basis. Artists send information on their publications to go into the Book Arts Newsletter or the biennial Artist’s Book Yearbook, or write about their work fo... Read More about Spending time within books.

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.

Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations. [publish on demand]. Winchester, UK

This publication represents the output from an open call made to artists and designers in middle of a Covid-19 pandemic, April to May 2020. The result is a kind of visual atlas, photos and drawings, multiple perspectives of the same moment. Contri... Read More about Right here, right now - Observations, speculations & hallucinations.

Wipe (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. Wipe. [rubber stamps]. UK

Wipe is a small assembling publication in which toilet paper is the medium. The use of a nonarchival, indeed anti-archival medium, is intentional, with the ephemerality and fragility of the medium in sharp contrast with the artistic concern for archi... Read More about Wipe.

An open book (2020)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2020). An open book. Printmaking Today, 29(115), 22-23

An Open Book: The generous narrative spaces in tactile artists’ books by Katerina Kyselica that demand to be handled

Love and music in the format of the artist's book (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Love and music in the format of the artist's book. [artists' books]. Exhibited at Kirov, Russia. 1 August 2020 - 1 October 2020. (Unpublished)

Love and Music in the format of the Artist's Book, an exhibition organised and curated by Valeri Burov, at the M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin museum, Kirov, Russia, 01/08/20 – 01/10/20

Measuring the heavens (2020)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2020). Measuring the heavens. Printmaking Today, 29(114), 22-23

Article exploring Kate Bernstein’s artist’s book tribute to astronomers, libraries and printers.

Field Report - Journal of Field Study International (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. Field Report - Journal of Field Study International. [printed publication in an edition of 100 copies]. Australia

Field Report is edited and published by David Dellafiora for Field Study, Australia. It is a report of all field workers' activity over 2019 published the following year, June 2020. Artists contribute 100 pages of their 'report' which is a documenta... Read More about Field Report - Journal of Field Study International.

Susan Hiller (2020)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S., Oechsler, M., & Kivland, S. Susan Hiller. [printed publication]. UK/France

‘Susan Hiller’ artist's page contribution to Salon for a Speculative Future, edited by Monika Oechsler with Sharon Kivland, published by Ma Bibliothèque, ISBN 978-1-910055-72-4, June 2020

Should we have stayed at home and thought of here? (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S., Parr, L., Campbell, N., & Bíro, C. Should we have stayed at home and thought of here?. [online exhibition of physical postcards]. Exhibited at Bristol. 23 April 2020 - 30 June 2020. (Unpublished)

A collaboration with 98 national and international artists responding to texts by Elizabeth Bishop, Nancy Campbell, W. G. Sebald & Olga Tokarczuk. Bower Ashton Library, UWE Bristol, UK online exhibition and mail art exchange. Coordinated in collabora... Read More about Should we have stayed at home and thought of here?.

Lire entre les couvertures: petite exploration des liens qui unissent artistes, livres et bibliothèques (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Bodman, S. (in press). Lire entre les couvertures: petite exploration des liens qui unissent artistes, livres et bibliothèques

The field of artists' books has grown exponentially over the last 30 years. The range of subject matter and context held within it includes that of many practitioners and curators who use the artist's book as a means of exploring our relationship wit... Read More about Lire entre les couvertures: petite exploration des liens qui unissent artistes, livres et bibliothèques.

Books of the future (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (in press). Books of the future. z.B. [zum Beispiel] [zum Buch] / [for example] [about books], autumn 2019,

Artists’ books have built and aligned their status according to the value of the printed book, so will arrive at their fate in parallel. If digital reading is going to be the majority method of the future, then how will physical books survive? And w... Read More about Books of the future.

Read With Me – an exhibition of an experiment (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Read With Me – an exhibition of an experiment. [n/a]. Exhibited at Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK. 2 December 2019 - 15 January 2020. (Unpublished)

2nd December 2019 – 15th January 2020 Exhibition in the study area, Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol, UK Sarah Bodman: This exhibition continues the Read To Me project – an experiment made in collaboration with a psychometric reader, as an attemp... Read More about Read With Me – an exhibition of an experiment.

Posted/Unposted (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (2019). Posted/Unposted. Printmaking Today, 28(112),

Exploring a project curated by Dr Angie Butler and Imi Maufe celebrating letterpress printing practice in the UK and Ireland

Read With Me (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Read With Me. [n/a]. Performed at Arnolfini, Bristol, UK. 14 November 2019 - 14 November 2019. (Unpublished)

An automatic drawing experiment took place on Thursday 14th November 2019 at Arnolfini bookshop. Participants were invited to attend or to conduct the experiment remotely. The drawings were exhibited at Bower Ashton Library December 2019 and will fo... Read More about Read With Me.

Idaho Booker’s Dozen (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Idaho Booker’s Dozen. [n/a]. Exhibited at Boise State University, USA. 1 November 2019 - 30 April 2020. (Unpublished)

The Idaho Booker’s Dozen is a biennial, travelling juried exhibition of artists’ books featuring works from Idaho and around the USA, and those of international artists from The Netherlands and the UK. Idaho Booker’s Dozen, touring exhibition o... Read More about Idaho Booker’s Dozen.

Zero Waste, an exhibition of artists’ books (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Zero Waste, an exhibition of artists’ books. [n/a]. Exhibited at Bristol UK and Tallinn, Estonia. 1 November 2019 - 20 March 2020. (Unpublished)

Zero Waste, an exhibition of artists’ books curated by Sarah Bodman and Eve Kask; UWE, Bristol, Bower Ashton Library, 20/09/19 & Estonian Academy of Arts Library, Tallinn, 01/11/19 - 20/03/20 Zero Waste alludes to responsible lifestyles, ending w... Read More about Zero Waste, an exhibition of artists’ books.

Lago Cremisi Permanente (2019)
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S., & Cherniwchan, C. Lago Cremisi Permanente. Messina, Italy

A text and image response to the short story ‘Watching God’ in the collection Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville. This a new book, based on the collaborative artist’s book trilogy (Red Blue Shades, Perm Green Light & Cad Yellow Deep) Edi... Read More about Lago Cremisi Permanente.

Sarah Bodman – I Made This For You (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. Sarah Bodman – I Made This For You. [n/a]. Exhibited at Messina, Italy. 12 October 2019 - 14 November 2019. (Unpublished)

Sarah Bodman – I Made This For You 15th AMACI – Giornata del Contemporaneo Curated by Antonio Freiles, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea L. Barbera, Messina, Italy, 12/10/2019 – 14/11/2019 The 15th Day of Giornata del Contemporaneo – Itali... Read More about Sarah Bodman – I Made This For You.

Artist's Book Yearbook 2020-2021 (2019)
Book
Bodman, S. (2019). Artist's Book Yearbook 2020-2021. Bristol, UK: Impact Press

Published by Impact Press at The Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol, September 2019 Essays: With her regular front page, Tanya Peixoto (UK) celebrates some highlights of bookartbookshop over the last two ye... Read More about Artist's Book Yearbook 2020-2021.