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Friday 5 & Saturday 6 December 2014 / 10.00-17.00

Level 1 / FREE

BALTIC becomes a market place of exhibiting and selling book stalls from artists, bookmakers, small press publishers, artist’s groups, zine artists and bookbinders. A programme of talks, workshops and screenings offer exciting opportunities to get involved and learn more about artists’ books. Have a go at traditional book binding or turn your creativity to e-books. This year we have also invited specialist contributions from NewBridge Off-Site, a mobile, interactive pod from NewBridge Books, who will host a platform for discussions around the potentials of small press and digital publishing, and North East Photography Network who will present a range of photographic publications alongside a series of talks to open a critical dialogue around the work on display.

ADULT BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP

Friday 5 December 2014 / 10.30-13.00 / Level 1

£27 & £22 concessions / BALTIC Members 10% discount / Book: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk

Stationery bookbinder, Deirdre Thompson will introduce traditional methods of bookbinding that can be used to make notebooks or for binding your own artist’s book, using basic hand tools and looking at resources and materials.

ADULT BOOKMAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday 6 December 2014 / 10.30-13.00 / Level 1

£27 & £22 concessions / BALTIC Members 10% discount / Book: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk

Book artist Ruth McCann will guide you through how to make your very own upcycled notebook made from collected and recycled things.  Old envelopes, beer mats, board games, anything and everything you can think of can be repurposed to form the cover and pages of your book, bound together using basic bookbinding techniques that complete beginners will be able to enjoy.  Materials will be provided but you could also bring your own if you have a specific idea.

 E-BOOK WORKSHOP

Saturday 6 December 2014 / 1400-1630 / Level 1

£27 & £22 concessions / BALTIC Members 10% discount / Book: balticmill.eventbrite.co.uk

Led by one of BALTIC’s talented Freelance Artists this hands-on workshop will guide you step by step to create your very own customised e-book. Bring your book to life with text, images, video, music and narration. Learn how to share your book with friends and family. We will provide an iPad and free software, you just need to bring some ideas to get you started.

To see the full programme visit: balticmill.com/participate

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