05/02/2011

Artists' Books 2006


Ambeck's Typographic Bestiary – A-Z, Volume I
A Robo-Girl Production alias Mette-Sofie D. Ambeck.
This Bestiary is an alphabetic account of 26 letterpress creatures, who came to life in the Central Saint Martins basement in 1998-99. They leapt off the proofing press and into the street around Southampton Row never to be seeing again until now.
A few of the original prints.

Cover size: 14.7 x 10.5 cm
54 pages – ink-jet printed, hand-stitched and glued with a soft cover. (2006)
Edition of 100, each copy signed & numbered.
ISBN 87-991309-0-4













In private and many public collections: the collection of CFPR, University of West England, Bristol and Leeds College of Art & Design Library, University College of the Creative Arts at Epsom Library, University of Southampton Libraries Winchester School of Art, Tate Collection, London, Smith College Library, Mass. USA and University College of the Creative Arts at Cantabury Library.

Volume II is planned to be released by the end of 2014. See post: Residency 2011.
A mix of letterpress from my own collection.












































10+
'10+' are 10 ordinary objects which, combined, make a distinctive and unusual new robot.
Created especially for the Australian artists' book exhibition:'Books.06 works of imagination 10+beyond', celebrating 10 years of artists' books at Noosa Regional Gallery, September 22- October 29, 2006.
Featured on the cover of Noosa Magazine, Australia. (September 15th 2006)
Photograph by Geoff Potter.


Edition 10 – SOLD OUT

Exhibited at:
'10+BEYOND' - Books.06
Noosa Regional Gallery
Pelican St. Tewantin, Australia

22nd Sept. - 22nd Oct. 2006

In private and public collections such as: Queensland State Library, Australia, Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Collection, the collection of CFPR, University of West England, Bristol and Winchester School of Art Library.
Hand-cut, ink-jet printed and pamphlet stitched (2006)
Cover size: 21x14.9cm