Our 2020 Annual Member’s Project is up and running.
It’s not too late to join your fellow bookmakers, email <[email protected]> to get on the project’s mailing list.
Project Update on 03/11/20
Our 2020 collaborative project came into more focus in Sunday’s members’ meeting!
The working title is 2020 Vision; Revision, Division, Envision
As a kind of group brainstorm, we’d like to hear from you!
Please submit content ideas ASAP to Garrett for one or more of these headings (by March 16):
Alternatively, you can post ideas and follow our discussion on the project’s web page:
The structure will likely be a long-stitch binding, 7” square, with a wrap-around cover or rigid paper enclosure with three types of “signatures”:
We will form into three groups, and each group will produce all three signature types.
Our edition size will likely be the number of participants x 2.
Each participant will commit to seeing two copies of the book all the way through to the end.
Our next meeting will be hands-on as we build a model for the book: Monday, March 16, 2-4 PM.
We are still moving forward with a plan for the bulk of production to happen during two “adrenaline” sessions over the summer and early fall.
Project Update from 02/23/20
Thanks to Lyall Harris for this update:
Many ideas were shared in our members’ meeting (Feb 23) for the 2020 members’ project, most shared a common theme of “vision/revision” so we have decided on a working title of 20/20 Vision.
The structure will be built around pamphlet-stitched “components,” in a long-stitch binding or similar, perhaps with a wrap-around cover or simple paper enclosure. Approximate size is 8 x 10”.
Each component will have text and (at least one) image. There will be 3 types of components:
3. Envelopes (sewn directly into the spine with a pamphlet stitch)
Furthermore, the theme of 20/20 fits nicely with the idea Kevin is developing (you will hear more from him on this) re revisiting/reinterpreting past members’ projects for our organization’s 25 anniversary this year.
– We will be forming 3 groups of 6-10 people (depending on the number of participants). Each group will be responsible for producing TWO of the above components.
**Please email Garrett if you are interested in leading a group!**
– Our next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 8 at 1:00 PM. All are welcome.
We will be restating/discussing some of the ideas that emerged around “20/20 Vision” and the meeting will have a practical focus on finalizing size, palette, paper, specs, schedule.
– It is still our aim to produce the bulk of the content and then finish the binding in 2 “adrenaline/boot camp” group sessions in summer and early fall 2020.
This is shaping up to be a fun and lively project that is accessible to every skill level while also including skill-building opportunities.