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What’s In The Box? Volume I
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2000). What’s In The Box? Volume I. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume I.

What’s In The Box? Volume II
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2002). What’s In The Box? Volume II. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume II.

What’s In The Box? Volume III
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2004). What’s In The Box? Volume III. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume III.

What’s In The Box? Volume IV
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2006). What’s In The Box? Volume IV. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed from... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume IV.

What’s In The Box? Volume V
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2008). What’s In The Box? Volume V. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed from... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume V.

Ø - Cherry Blossom Island Tree
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. L., & Sowden, T. (2009). Ø - Cherry Blossom Island Tree

A collaborative artist’s book by Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden was exhibited at Doverodde Book Arts Festival, Doverodde, Denmark, Saturday 9th May 2009, with the production of the book en-route documented as a collaborative video work available to view... Read More about Ø - Cherry Blossom Island Tree.

Toast: A night on Weevil Lake
Physical Artefact
Bodman, S. L., Butler, A., Allsebrook, H., Baeumler, C., Butler, S., Campbell, N., …Stevens, E. F. (2011). Toast: A night on Weevil Lake

A collaborative artist's book and movie produced on World Book Night, Saturday 5th March 2011, in tribute to Douglas Coupland's novel The Gum Thief, an evening of nothing being cooked, Chinese food having to be ordered in and eaten off of paper plat... Read More about Toast: A night on Weevil Lake.

Artists’ books in the digital age
Book Chapter
Sowden, T. Artists’ books in the digital age. In S. Hoskins (Ed.), Impact 6 Proceedings, 156-161. Impact Press, University of the West of England

Within the last 15 years there has been a rapid growth in artist book production. In part this has been due to increased awareness of the book as an art object which in turn influences teaching practice in art schools, but I believe it is also largel... Read More about Artists’ books in the digital age.

Shine on
Physical Artefact
Ambeck, M. D., Atkinson, C., Bodman, S. L., Butler, A., Butler, S., Campbell, N., …Wyatt, C. (2015). Shine on

On 23/04/15, we, the WBN United Artists made our annual World Book Night tribute. This year we chose Stephen King's magnificent horror novel The Shining. We matched the models to text excerpts from the New English Library paperback edition of The Shi... Read More about Shine on.