Raczej nieoczekiwana, ale bardzo miła dotarła do mnie wiadomość z Anglii. Hamlet w moim wykonaniu został zakwalifikowany do wystaw objazdowych.
Ładnych parę miesięcy spędzi zatem w podróży, ja natomiast bardzo żałuję że wystawa nie zahaczy o nasz kraj...
Poniżej treść wiadomości którą otrzymałem:
The judging of all the 250 competition entries and the selection for the touring exhibition took place on 9th & 10th January in Oxford. The judges were:
Richard Ovenden, Deputy Librarian of the Bodleian Libraries
Timothy Ely, Book Artist and Binder, Washington State USA
Katinka Keus, Conservator and Bookbinder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
James Brockman, Fellow of Designer Bookbinders, UK
I am delighted to confirm that your binding has been selected for the touring exhibition!
The Awards ceremony and official Exhibition Opening will take place in Oxford on the evening of Wednesday 12 June 2013 and we hope that as many bindersas possible will make their way to Oxford to take part in the evening's celebrations.
The touring exhibition will visit the following European venues after the opening exhibition in Oxford:
Bodleian Libraries, Oxford 13 June 10 August 2013
St Bride Foundation, London 13 August – 20 September
Bibliotheca Wittockiana , Brussels 27 September – 13 January 2014
National Library of Estonia Tallinn 24 January – 15 February
Museum of Western Bohemia, Pilzen 22 February – 6 April
Library of the Bauhaus University, Weimar 12 April – 9 May
Museum of Printing Arts, Leipzig 12 May – 29 June
Imprenta Municipal, Madrid 10 July – 3 AugustEnte Casa di Risparmio di Firenze, Florence 8 August – 5 September
(The above dates may be subject to slight amendments once we have more details about transportation between venues.)
After Florence we are hoping to take the exhibition to three venues in Japan. Plans for this extension to the tour is still to be confirmed.
ALL entrants will have their binding illustrated in full colour with their description in the lavish catalogue which will be produced for the Awards Ceremony and official Exhibition Opening on the evening of Wednesday 12 June in Oxford. All entrants will receive a copy together with a certificate of participation.
I wish to thank you most sincerely for having entered a binding. Your participation has contributed greatly to the success of the competition and has helped make the catalogue an impressive survey of contemporary bookbinding worldwide.
I shall be emailing all binders in the exhibition with further information in March. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Warm regards and congratulations,