Tag Archives: Reading

Library Interventions: Kate Briggs

Individual Reading Records Vernon Street Library Leeds College of Art Thursday 8th May 2014, 9.30am – 12 noon A workshop run by writer, artist and translator, Kate Briggs, as part of an ongoing series of Library Interventions at Leeds College of Art. “How do books exist for their readers once they are no longer actively being […]

Briggs, K., 2011, Excercise in pathetic criticism. York: Information as Material

Exercise in Pathetic Criticism, the first in a planned series of literary experiments by Kate Briggs, is a one-page reconstruction of The Count of Monte Cristo according to the precepts of “pathetic criticism”. Kate Briggs is the translator of two volumes of How to Live Together: Novelistic Simulations of Some Everyday Spaces (Coste, C. ed., 2012. Columbia UP), […]

Sharon Kivland: Reports on Knowledge.

Friday 28th March 2014 saw the culmination of Sharon Kivland’s highly successful Library Intervention at Leeds College of Art. The Blenheim Walk Gallery was the venue for a delightful evening of readings, installation, performance, film and games, each the outcome of her agents’ creative research within our library: their “Reports on knowledge”. I am extremely grateful to […]

Defining Library Interventions

Explorations Inventions Investigations Collaborations Games Presentations Revelation Mediation Exposition Play Redefinitions

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Madeleine Walton

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Madeleine Walton : Embroidery I will go to Leeds for you. I will go to the Library of the Leeds College of Art for you. I will find all the books on embroidery in the library for you. I will make a selection of the library books on embroidery for […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Isabella Streffen

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Isabella Streffen : Special Agent Special Agent Dear Dr. Kivland Your call for agents in Leeds Library has recently come to my attention. I know my application is after the deadline, but I hope my plea for inclusion will fall on generous ears. My lateness is caused by too many […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Holly Stevenson

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Agent Holly Stevenson : Dear Rouge Dear Sharon I would like to propose that at the bidding of your red lipstick I should attend the Leeds College of Art Library where as a dutiful female ‘agent’ I shall research the idea that writing postcards and lipstick share a language in […]

Library Interventions. A Call for Agents: Sharon Kivland’s Proposal

As part of LIBRARY INTERVENTIONS at LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART, Sharon Kivland issued the following A CALL FOR AGENTS: While I would like nothing better than a month in a library (I had the luxury of a whole day working in the British Library recently), following the kind invitation from Leeds College of Art Library, […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Lesley Guy

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Lesley Guy During our first tutorial you told me to find and read Mladen Dolar’s essay ‘I Will Be With You On Your Wedding Night’. It was perfect; it was just what I needed at that time and it took me where I needed to go. This was the first […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Chris Green and Katheryn Owens

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Chris Green and Katheryn Owens We are concerned with collaboration as a form of existence. We know, like Deleuze, that we are already multiple, collaborating continually. We desire you to control us (but to an extent). We have an opportunity for rebellion: you will not be there to witness us. […]


Writing Visuals Collaboration

Books On Books

Curated by Robert Bolick

sebastiane hegarty

an audio visual notebook

Ensixteen Editions

Unlocking the cabinets


~ notes from my studio ~ thoughts about drawing ~ books read ~ work seen ~ music heard ~ places explored ~ conversations with artists ~

Words and Pictures

By Lesley Guy

Boats for difficult times

our evolving relationship with boats

Painters on Paintings

A conversation between contemporary artists and their influences across time.

Urban travel tales

by Lisa Samloglou

The Halt

Silt and shingle. Prose and poems by Brian Lewis

Grilled fish

Unlocking the cabinets

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller