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Robotic etching: The creation of digital etching using robotics (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, V., Parraman, C., O'Dowd, P., & Chamberlain, I. (2019, July). Robotic etching: The creation of digital etching using robotics. Paper presented at EVA London 2019

1. Introduction This paper describes an investigation of a robot used within the traditional etching printmaking process. The use of a robot has been studied in two ways. First, for the novel affordances an autonomous robot provides within printmak... Read More

2.5D Printing: Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D applications (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., & Ortiz Segovia, M. V. (2019, July). 2.5D Printing: Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D applications. Presented at Imaging Conference JAPAN 2019

In our fast evolving manufacturing world, as more things are designed and created digitally, how do we bridge the gap between images we see on screen and how these are physically reproduced? How convincing are these? As more images are digitally repr... Read More

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

Of ligament and ligature: A practice-led investigation of letterpress printed artists’ books in the UK (2019)
Thesis
Butler, A. C. Of ligament and ligature: A practice-led investigation of letterpress printed artists’ books in the UK. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1492509

This thesis examines the practice of the contemporary maker of letterpress printed artists’ books in the UK. It focuses on individual and collaborative production of artists’ books with specific reference to utilisation of the letterpress process.... Read More

Digging up the past (2019)
Journal Article
Bodman, S. (in press). Digging up the past. Printmaking Today,

A new series of collaborative artists' books by Tamar MacLellan & Philippa Wood explores the contents of our gardens

What’s In The Box? Volume I (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2000). What’s In The Box? Volume I. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (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

From conflict to conduit, print or printmaking (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hoskins, S. (2019, June). From conflict to conduit, print or printmaking. Paper presented at Third Impact International Printmaking Conference

This paper was intended to raise a number of questions around the consequences of new technology rather than supplying any answers. Paper given at the third IMPACT International Printmaking Conference Co-hosted by Michaelis School of Fine Art, Uni... Read More

Questions of authenticity, geopolitical division and production in the laser print era, or: Sex Violence and Procreation (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hoskins, S. (2019, June). Questions of authenticity, geopolitical division and production in the laser print era, or: Sex Violence and Procreation. Paper presented at Southern Graphics Council Conference, Making Histories: Revolution & Representation

This paper debated notions of authenticity and integrity through the changing nature of the print and its relation to reproduction, when replication of imagery is available to all. Paper given at the 2003 Southern Graphics Council Conference, Bost... Read More

What’s In The Box? Volume II (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2002). What’s In The Box? Volume II. [Artists's books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (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

What’s In The Box? Volume IV (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2006). What’s In The Box? Volume IV. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (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

What’s In The Box? Volume III (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2004). What’s In The Box? Volume III. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (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

9th International Book Art Festival: Correspondence (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. L., Słowikowska, A., Tryzno, J., & Gilmore, A. (2012). 9th International Book Art Festival: Correspondence. [Artists' books]. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Sarah Bodman was the invited curator of British artists. The exhibition toured 2012-2014: Plocka Galeria, Plock, Galeria Miejska, Tarnow, Ksiaznica Pomorska, Szczecin, Biblioteka Miejska, Lublin, Galeria Dwor Karwacjanow, Gorlice, Szklany Dom, Cen... Read More

From 2D tiles to 3D printed ceramics: A journey through digital print (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Huson, D., & Reid, B. (2019, June). From 2D tiles to 3D printed ceramics: A journey through digital print. Presented at Parallels and Connections - A Ceramics and Glass Research Student Conference and Exhibition

The Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England is involved in research into many forms of print related making - from 19C techniques to present day 3D digital technologies. This presentation aims to reveal a progression of... Read More

What’s In The Box? Volume V (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2008). What’s In The Box? Volume V. [artists' books]. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (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

Sons of the Sea Russia (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Bodman, S. L., & Pogarsky, M. (2011). Sons of the Sea Russia. [Artists' books]. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Curated by Mikhail Pogarsky and Sarah Bodman. We depend upon time, we depend upon the seasons, we depend on the sea. Seasons change our mood, influence our art, that is why art also depends upon the sea. This project was an art-investigation of seas... Read More

Codex Event 8 (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Laidler, P., Bodman, S. L., Sowden, T., & Mosely, T. Codex Event 8. [Exhibition]. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (Unpublished)

An Australian and British collaborative research project into pulp-printing, installation and artists’ books between Sarah Bodman, Paul Laidler, Tim Mosely, Monica Oppen and Tom Sowden. Codex Event 8 tackled the ‘urban jungle’, its physical mass... Read More

Historical 2.5D photomechanical printing (2019)
Journal Article
Klein, S., & Carinna, P. (in press). Historical 2.5D photomechanical printing

One of the technological achievements of the 19th century was the mass reproduction of photographic images. Woodburytype was the first commercially successful photomechanical continuous tone printing method, of unsurpassed quality until today, and, a... Read More

RTI for RGB: Photographing mica based inks on black paper using reflectance transform imaging (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Parraman, C., & Klein, S. (2019, April). RTI for RGB: Photographing mica based inks on black paper using reflectance transform imaging. Paper presented at Transactions: Imaging/Art/Science: Image Quality, Content & Aesthetics

Over the last century printers rely on the combination of halftones and subtractive CMYK ink primaries to translate an image on screen into a colour print on paper. This is certainly commercially expedient for many industrial applications. However, t... Read More

And now for something completely different: Woodburytype (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Klein, S., & Leech, D. (2019, April). And now for something completely different: Woodburytype. Presented at British Liquid Crystal Society 2019 Annual Conference

Woodburytype, invented by Walter B. Woodbury and patented in 1863, was the first commercially successful mechanical printing process for the permanent reproduction of photographic quality pictures and today is still unsurpassed in producing continuou... Read More

Glassworks: Interdisciplinary exploration of 3D printing and glass investment casting (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Jorgensne, T. (2019, April). Glassworks: Interdisciplinary exploration of 3D printing and glass investment casting. Presented at European Academy of Design (EAD) Conference, Dundee 2019 'Running with Scissors'

A new interdisciplinary research initiative which seeks to establish novel applications for glass investment casting through the use of 3D printed mould patterns. The research explores how complete design and production workflows can be established t... Read More