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9.23.2010

Monumental Ideas in Miniature books II (MIMB II)


Dear GrapevineINK artists:

I want to invite you to participate Monumental Ideas in Miniature books II (MIMB II), traveling exhibitions.

I coordinated MIMB I last 2 years ago. this set of MIB went on show at total 40 Univ. in USA and Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea,Spain, Scotland.


deadline Dec. 30, 2010

Hui-Chu Ying,

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Monumental Idea in Miniature Books II

Contact: ying@uakron.edu

Coordinator: Hui-Chu Ying, Professor, The Myers School of Art, The University of Akron ying@uakron.edu

Specifications

Size: No more than 4” X 5” X 1”(10.16cm x 12.7cm x 2.54cm) but when opened can be expanded to any length, width, and depth. Three-dimensional forms are encouraged.

Weight: Not to exceed 1/2 lb.(225 gr. Or 0.23kg)

Catalogue & Traveling Exhibition: 100 books will be selected by Jurors for traveling exhibition and catalogue publication.

Deadline: Dec. 30, 2010. International deadline: Dec. 15, 2010

Fee: $50 (make check payable to University of Akron). Mail check & 5 books together. No fee to outside USA participant due to the complication of foreign check and their shipping cost .

Juror: TBA

Edition number: At least 6 editions (artist may choose to do more).

First edition: Southern Graphics Council Archives. (This set will travel in the US.)

Second edition: Washington University in St. Louis permanent collection. (This set will travel in US.)

Third edition: Traveling Exhibition. (This set will travel internationally.)

Fourth edition: The University of Akron. (This set will travel internationally.)

Fifth edition: Spare. (This set will travel internationally.) (mail $50 check & 5 books together)

Sixth edition: Property of the artist. Artist keeps the rest of edition.

Every MIMB books will go to selected permanent collections

Every Artists’ books will be photographed and listed on MIMB.org and flickr.com

No books will be returned to artists.

Publication: 140 pages of MIMB II catalogue will be printed by blurb.com (print on demand publisher)

Web Site: http://mimb.org/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mimborg/

First Exhibition Location: SGC International Conference 2011, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Contact: Hui-Chu Ying, ying@uakron.edu 330-972-6030, 330-628-4154

150 E. Exchange St. The Myers School of Art, Univ. of Akron, Akron OH 44325-7801 USA

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