Artist Book Making Workshop by Also As Well Too

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Runs from July 24, 2015 to July 24, 2015

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ONE NIGHT STAND & Also As Well Too are hosting an artist book making workshop July 24th at 2:00 PM in TRUCK's U-Hall Community Space (Upstairs in our Main Space) as part of their Western Canadian Tour called Wandering Albatross.

"Artist books are still, curiously, a pretty small field of study and practice in the art world; an orphan, an odd fit, a marginalized area, which is part of what makes it interesting." - Rob Kovitz

Beginning with a selected display of book works from the Also As Well Too collection, we will explore the indefinability that defines artist books, discuss ideas about how these unique artforms create opportunity and subvert expectations in the art world, and encourage the creation of new titles. The making portion of the workshop will encourage diverse and varied works. Examples include book modification, basic saddle stitching, paper folding, using found materials, etc. Supplies will be provided, but participants are also encouraged to bring materials they might like to work with.

The artists running the workshop will be creating alongside workshop participants to generate an environment of fun and vigorous production. Also As Well Too invites artists to submit titles from their own collection of artist books as well as their own creations to live (temporarily or on a more permanent basis) in the Library's collection in Winnipeg so that many people will have the opportunity to see them.

The book making workshop is FREE & open to the public. Participants are asked to RSVP via programming(at) by July 21st at 5:00 PM

The Wandering Albatross tour is a conglomeration of presentations with language-based expressions at their heart, with the ultimate intent to bring new audiences to different ways of experiencing art than are usually on offer. Participatory, performative, informative, and illuminating (collections), the Tour will make stops in Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Brandon and Winnipeg.

A performance with TRUCK's CAMPER & Ray Fenwick will follow, more information on the performance can be found here!


Also As Well Too

Also As Well Too is an artist-run, not-for-profit library and shop for artists’ books and small press publications. A centre for revelry and research, we invite visitors by appointment to enjoy the permanent collection, as well as to purchase some of the works which have been made available by the artists. Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, we are a place that presents exhibitions, lectures, book launches, workshops, and meetings with a focus on one-of-a-kind and multiple book works.

Please get in touch to see the library, send us your publications, or just chat about artists’ books.


nomadic exhibition series that works with a wide range of contemporary artists. Exhibitions are open to the public and are on display for one night only. Not having a fixed address allows ONE NIGHT STAND to disseminate contemporary art to the public in an experimental and improvised way.