Freedom of the Presses: Artists' Books in the Twenty-First Century


A major contribution to the field of artists' books, political publishing, socially engaged and community-focused printing

A textbook and a toolbox for using artists' books and creative publications to further community engagement and social justice projects. 

The book aims to expand and enhance scholarship about creative book-making relevant to the diverse global community of librarians, publishers, and readers.

Freedom of the Presses features commentary and images from contemporary artists and scholars.

With essays by Kurt Allerslev, Tia Blassingame, Stephen Dupont, Karen Eliot, Bridget Elmer, Fly, Ganzeer, Sarah Kirk Hanley, Richard Lee, Florencia San Martin, Mobile Print Power, Janelle Rebel, Aaron Sinift, Suzy Taraba, Deborah Ultan, Marshall Weber, Anton Wurth, and Xu Bing.

Designed by Will Brady

Published by Booklyn, 2018

Softcover, 224 pages, full color, 9 × 7 inches

ISBN: 978-0-69-216678-9

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