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Creating timelines

Some time ago we posted an article on creating online timelines using a tool called Dipty, which allowed you to create, embed and share free image, video and audio timelines online. This was a very useful tool for teaching and … Continue reading

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Zine collections

As July is International Zine Month, it’s the perfect time to mention that the Tate Library is about to launch its zine collection, with a special event on Friday August 2nd, 12 -2pm. The Tate Library has been collecting zines … Continue reading

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What’s Your Type?

In commemoration of the current exhibition Writing Making Your Mark at the British Library, we have put together a display of font and typeface related books at Aldgate Library, including a selection of artists who use text in their practice. … Continue reading

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CASS Summer Shows 2019

As previously announced, students from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events. From 24 to 31 May, the School’s foundation year students will exhibit their work on the third floor Calcutta House, … Continue reading

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Transnational Comics Symposium

London College of Communication are hosting a symposium ‘ Crossing Borders, Boundaries, and Cultures: Studies in Transnational Comics’ which broadly engages with issues of comics and transnational exchange. Papers presented will consider how comics can cross national and cultural boundaries in … Continue reading

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Film posters galore!

Monday 28th of January sees  a talk at the BFI Reuben library about film posters and whether they inspire watching films. There will be a slideshow to explore examples of fantastic film posters, from classics to obscurities, presented by BFI … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings library style!

Christmas Greetings from Aldgate Library where we have been getting creative with our Christmas Trees! As well as the traditional tree, we have joined many libraries round the world creating amazing book trees! Our effort is made from withdrawn bound … Continue reading

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Sun in December

We are certainly in need of some sun this December as the dark damp days continue, so we have put up a display in Aldgate library  celebrating our source of energy, warmth, light and life itself! The Science museum currently … Continue reading

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All things map

Currently on at Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft, is an exhibition celebrating Max Gill and his extraordinary maps among many other art works. There is a talk coming up this Tuesday 4th December at the St Brides Foundation, as … Continue reading

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Artist’s Books fairs and symposium

There are a few Artist’s Books related events coming up over the next couple of weeks: Artists Who Make Books symposium: Stella Maris Centre Wexford, Ireland, 30 November – 2nd December https://www.facebook.com/artistswhomakebooks/ BOOK FAIR Artist Books & Publications by Independent … Continue reading

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