Bookbinding Now is a New York-based community podcast posted every other Wednesday. Bookbinding Now is hosted by Susan Mills in conjunction with Full Tilt.

120.  San Francisco Bay Area bookbinder John DeMerritt has been binding books professionally since 1986. He specializes in small editions and boxmaking.

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119f.  The 6th Biennial Codex Book Fair and Symposium was held February 5-8 in Richmond, California. The Codex Foundation was conceived in 2005 by Peter Rutledge Koch, fine press printer, and Susan Filter, paper conservator, to create an environment for promoting the book as a work of art. This is accomplished by bringing together the Best of the Best book artists and fine press printers from around the world to share their work, explore new and old concepts, and to start an on-going conversation about the fate and future of the book as an essential art form.


Reflections on Diamond Leaves: Artists' Books in China Now

Marshall Weber is an artist and curator.  In 2012, he co-curated the first "Diamond Leaves Triennial" exhibition at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Beijing with Chinese artist Xu Bing.

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