Author Archives: Byopia Press

About Byopia Press

I have been working in the book arts field for more than twenty years, and operating Byopia Press with my husband David since the late 1990s. I began producing artist's books and altered books in 2004.

All Together Now

I spent much of the week assembling the background of G is for Geography.

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Friday Night Flicks: Letterpress with Keegan Meegan

Last week’s flick featured the creation of a physical font. If today’s printer at Keegan Meegan and Co., ever uses Jim Rimmer’s RTF Stern, the font will be used in digital form to make a polymer plate. The video shows … Continue reading

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And On To The Next

The last (at least for the moment) of the bi-coloured menko works —Mademoiselle de Maupin— is complete. I have moved on to another paper quilt using a different structure, based on my re-invention of the ‘Shrigley’ binding.

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Friday Night Flicks: Making Faces

Tonight’s flick is a trailer, a little taste of a longer film called Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century. The trailer shows Canadian  graphic artist and type designer Jim Rimmer engaged in some of the processes involved in … Continue reading

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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, Part Two

Last week I wrote about some of the works included in Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, the Flux-kit conceived and assembled by Amy Spencer. This week I will show the rest of the works from the little … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Theatre Book — Macbeth

With a bit of witchery lingering from Hallowe’en, tonight’s flick is a pop-up book with a difference. The video features Macbeth by Davy and Kristin McGuire, and demonstrates the book’s built-in miniature projection mapping that operates automatically as the ‘reader’ … Continue reading

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Bonus Flick: The Halloween Costume

It has been a while since I posted any animation, so I thought it would be nice to have an animated video for Hallowe’en. This quiet little flick by Jonathon Yule tells the story of his favourite costume.     … Continue reading

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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus

Although the title of today’s post could apply to me, it is actually a quotation from Elizabeth Kotz, and the title of a collaborative work assembled by Amy Spencer via Instagram. I wrote a bit about my contribution here. Participants … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Sal-Trun / Clear Creativity

More calligraphy this week, with today’s flick by Abdul-Rehman Malik featuring the Tibetan calligraphy of Tashi Mannox. We not only see Mannox at work but get to hear him talk a bit about his meditative approach to his work.   … Continue reading

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It works, it works!

Last week I showed the first stages in designing an artist’s book using a hexatetraflexagon — a square flexagon with six faces. The project is complete, although there was a point at which I had my doubts.

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