Following on from a recent ASN field trip to the Flow Country, in conjunction with the Flows to the Future project, ( see https://asnse.wordpress.com/2017/03/12/flow-country/ ) the students all explored the language of artists’ books. Edinburgh College of Art has an extensive collection of artists books, held in the Library, which the students had access to. A practical bookbinding course was also organised.
Each student responded to different aspects of the landscape and a wide range of books were produced, including an edible one to be eaten as a poem was read. ASN exhibited as part of the Bookmarks event on the 29th March in the Sculpture Court at Edinburgh College of Art. They were then returned to the Flow Country by ASN Director, Donald Urquhart, where they were displayed at the RSPB Visitor Centre at Forsinard as part of the Flow to the Future Workshop, held in April.