Glasgow International takes place across the city over eighteen days. The whole event is free including the Glasgow International Artists book Fair. The Art Lending Library based in the Mitchell Library, is the inspiration of Walker & Bromich, Graphic Design by Sophie Dyer and Sebastian Gorton Kalvik and curated by Market Gallery. Visitors can borrow work for up to three days to take home and enjoy or even wear!
Benedict Phillips, gave a talk in the Stirling room discussing his dyslexia and the explorations he has made into understanding the impact on his work and ideas. He has twenty years of generating public art, lectures, performance, photography, and digital art. His bookwork’s and artist editions have been collected and exhibited at the V&A and can be found in many international collections. Benedict is also co-founder of the international mail art group Field Study est. 1993.
His new bookwork’s include ‘A Benedictionary’ July 2011, the world’s first printed dyslexic translation dictionary with a ‘Lecksick to Dislecksick’ and reverse translation. On display in the Art Lending Library the work is beautifully bound and contains over two and a half thousand dyslexic spellings.
Edition of one hundred hard backed signed copies. The cover is embossed with the gold logo of ‘The Agender of the Agresive Dislecksick’.
Also on display, Jane Hyslop’s visual interpretation of Edinburgh.
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 28th and 29th April 2012, 11am – 6pm