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JAB37: ART / BOOKS / PUBLISHING /
RESEARCH / LIBRARY / NETWORK
Leszek Brogowski and Aurélie Noury asked the artists who collaborate with Les Éditions Incertain Sens to contribute to the pages of this issue, without the form of their work necessarily being a book. Some of these contributions, however, did give rise to books, for example the text of Eric Watier, “The easier it is, the more beautiful it is.” Alongside the artists, we also invited theoreticians whose research follows the same lines as our own. JAB would like to acknowledge and thank all of the contributors.
Les Éditions Incertain Sens: Artist’s Books and editorial practices is a research program of Laboratory Arts: Practice and Poetics (EA 3208) at the University of Rennes 2. On the 25th April 2015, Leszek Brogowski will present his research in a conference at the Center for Book and Paper at Columbia College in Chicago. On the occasion of the publication of JAB #37, on the 2nd April 2015, a seminar dedicated to the history of the Journal of Artists’ Books will be organized at the University of Rennes 2, featuring JAB founder and editor Brad Freeman. A concurrent exhibition presenting every issue of JAB since its inception will be on display at the Cabinet du livre d’ artiste.
*Indicates Artist Interventions
► JAB37 was offset printed on the Heidelberg GTO52 (eine farben) at the Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago by Mary Clare Butler and Woody Leslie under the supervision of Brad Freeman. Butler and Leslie are Print Production Fellows and graduate students in the Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts MFA. Butler designed the layout, and meticulously fixed all the crazy pdfs. The body text is set in Harriet, and the headlines are set in Cholla. The paper is Mohawk Superfine ultrawhite smooth 28 lb. writing for the text, and 80 lb. for the cover. Cover design by Peter Downsbrough. Thanks as always to our intrepid webmaster Kathi Beste.
► JAB (The Journal of Artists’ Books) is indexed in The H.W. Wilson Company, Art Abstracts, CSA’s ARTbibliographies Modern, and in Bibliography of the History of Art.