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The Power of Words

May 22, 2013

Nick Smart Lutfia Alduleimi broadside

Broadside printed by Nick Smart (UK) and written by Lutfia Aduleimi.

News of a forthcoming event in London has just come in:

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here – London”

A Response by Poets, Artists, and Writers to the March 5, 2007 Bombing of Baghdad’s “Street of the Booksellers.”

A talk, reading, and slide show of work from this international project by its founder Beau Beausoleil

http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2012/12/al-mutanabbi-street-starts-here

Beau Beausoleil is a Poet and Bookseller in San Francisco, California. He is the author of 10 books of poetry, the latest being Ways To Reach The Open Boat, published by Barley Books in the UK in 2012.

The talk will be chaired by Professor Nadje Al-Ali, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London

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Tuesday 4 June 2013, 7pm-8:30pm

SOAS, University of London,

main building, Russell Square

Khalili Lecture Theatre

Before and After Sabina-Mariana Stan

Pages from  an artist book by Sabina-Mariana Stan (Romania).

I printed my broadside in 2008 during a 5-day Letterpress beginners’ course at Alembic Press near Oxford.

Here it’s ready for the galley proof.

Alembic 017

Printing on the Vandercook.

Alembic 020

My baby!

Alembic 021

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