'The Good Reader', a presentation in 'The Book: Changing Technologies'

KIVLAND, Sharon (2015). 'The Good Reader', a presentation in 'The Book: Changing Technologies'. In: The Book : Changing Technologies, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, 30 October 2015.

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A day symposium as part of Opening Up the Book, spanning book genres (artist’s books, digital, novels, poetry etc), looking at how technology has influenced and continues to effect both content and form and our understanding of what a book is, how books work. Opening up the Book is a biennial collaboration between Bank Street Arts and the University of Sheffield, a festival that runs alongside the Sheffield International Artists' Book Prize, and a public celebration of book art. Alice Bell – digital fiction – technology and form Joe Bray – the relationship between technology and the rise of the novel in the eighteenth century Will Finley -the relationship between image and text, specifically printed images in nineteenth-century books David Hucklesby – how literary innovations amongst twentieth century authors such as B. S. Johnson, Ann Quin, and Marc Saporta were direct responses to new technologies and new media as well as how we can see similar trends in contemporary writers such as Mark Z. Danielewski, Steven Hall, and Jonathan Safran Foer Sharon Kivland – The Good Reader: person and object Rob Kovitz – a Skype session from Canada giving a very brief description of the Treyf Books followed by Q+A or discussion about POD/distribution and other changing technologies including composition/design Liam Rodgers – POD and self publishing (a start up and social perspective)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Sharon Kivland
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2016 11:32
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2016 11:32
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11191

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