Book Arts Workshop

Book Arts Workshop

Saturday, June 18, 2016,
1:00PM to 4:00PM
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Please join us for our free all ages Book Arts Workshop as part of the inaugural Toronto Art Book Fair! This workshop is co-hosted by TYPOLOGY and Gallery 44 with support from Japanese Paper Place. Under the expert guidance of artists Emily Cook and Christopher Mason, you’ll learn the fundamentals of using photo-based images and simple bookbinding techniques (such as accordion, pamphlet stitch, and stab bindings) as well as gaining insight on narrative strategies in order to make your own small-format artist’s book.

Materials to make one softcover handbound book provided; bring your own images or use our materials to create your own unique visual story.

All ages are welcome to participate (children 7 yrs and under should be accompanied by a caregiver).

No registration required.

Workshop date and time
Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 1–4 pm

Event location
Artscape Youngplace (front lawn, weather permitting)
180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON M6J 2W5
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We look forward to seeing you!


Photo Credit: Christopher Manson



Christopher Manson (British, b.1979) is a documentary photographer and photo instructor living and working in Toronto, Canada. His photographs have been published in The Observer on Sunday,Time Out MagazineThe New York Times LENS blog, and others. He is the author of numerous self-published documentary photobooks focused on diabetes and First Nation health in remote northern regions of Canada. A recipient of Visual Artist Grants from the Canada Council for the Arts(2013) and the Toronto Arts Council (2011), and a Magnum Photos Scholarship (2010), Manson's bookworks can be found in numerous collections including the AGO Art Gallery of Ontario, Dorothy H. Hoover Library (Ontario College of Art & Design), Ryerson Archives & Special Collections, Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (York University), and many others.