Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Screen printing

Today started printing an accordeon book from East German artist and friend Hans Hess.
It's an imaginary cook book. It comes in our "Blue Fox" collection.
This is the last job before starting packing .. leaving to Oxford tomorrow morning to attend the Fine Press Fair in the Brookes University.

I see sadness

"I SEE SADNESS" is a collection of hand printed silk screen prints about the sadness and loneliness in the big city. Pictures were taken in Seoul by Francis and Antic Ham and printed as collages in Achill.

18 prints are bound together in book form.
Texts are printed on tracing paper
The cover is in acryl.
69 copies

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Dugort shooting scene

Scenes of "The Daisy Chain", a supernatural horror film set in the West of Ireland, have been shot today in Dugort. This irish production is directed by Aisling Walsh and is starring Oscar-nominated actress Samantha Morton.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Bank Holiday

A beautiful grey rainy morning in Achill Island.
Antic-Ham at work.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

2 more recent books

photographs from Antic-Ham

"One Day in Venice"
Photographs from Francis Van Maele

new books

Visual poetry by Bernd Reichert and Hartmut Andryczuk

screen printing by Antic-Ham

brown paper bag

printing our paper bags.

bookfair time again

2 weeks ago at the Small publishers' book fair.
November 3rd and 4th we are in Oxford for the Fine Press Book Fair and
November 23rd till 25th at the London Artists' Book fair in ICA .

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

printing paper bags

Today we went to Westport and bought brown paper bags in 2 sizes.
Since ever we wanted to have bags for using at book fairs.
At home we quickly made a design to screen print
tomorrow on the bags.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Bizarre Cities

by Francis

by antic ham

Our contribution to the assembly zine "BIZARRE CITIES"
from Bernd Reichert, Mailworks, Brussels

Saturday, October 20, 2007

mail art call / salt & pepper

Salt & Pepper

spice in life ... spice of life

Postcard size.
Deadline 30 april 2008.
Colour catalogue to all participants.
possible exhibitions.

Send to address of your choice, or to both

Frantic Fan Mail
Dugort, Achill Island
County Mayo

Anticham (Kim Hye Mee)
Gangnamgu Gaepo 2 Dong
# 3 APT. 317-410
Seoul 135-800 / South Korea

list of participants * gallery of entries