Overview

2016

Tall Tales
AD works with guest artists Alinah Azadeh, Oona Grimes and Ruth Barker as part of the Tall Tales exhibition.
Writing Course, Royal Academy Schools, London
One-day workshop with RA undergraduate students.
Writing and Editing Course, Firstsite, Colchester
Two-day writing workshop with Lisa Selby, James Stradner, Lisa Wilkins, Sophia Simensky, Nastassja Simensky, Alida Sayer, Nicky Deeley, Amy McKenny, Eleanor Fogg, Cinzia Cremona. AD was joined by guest artist Ilona Sagar.
Writing and Editing Course, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Two-day writing workshop with Ella Carty, Permindar Kaur, Miles Clayton, Leslie Hakim-Dowek, Abi Spendlove, Annabel Lucas, Matt Shaul, David Lindsey, Dawn Woolley, Abigail Simmonds, Laura Hynd, Sue leon, Oliver Quinn. AD was joined by guest artist Ilona Sagar.

2015

Artists in Residence
Jessie Flood-Paddock and Maria Zahle
Flash 500
Flash 500 book goes to print
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery
Launch event and signing of Flash 500 publication
Press Room, 56th Venice Biennale
AD invited to contribute a proposal to Jade Montserrat’s Press Room
Funding
AD project Writing Art successfully funded by Arts Council England
Bath Spa University
AD attend as visiting speakers and tutors for a day

2014

Artists in Residence
Siôn Parkinson and Audrey Reynolds
Writing and Editing Course, Firstsite, Colchester
Two-day writing workshop with Briony Clarke, James Torble, Savinder Bual, Ilona Sagar, Lawrence Epps, Jessica Mendham, Georgie Grace. AD is joined by guest artist Patrick Coyle
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery
Launch of Loose Monk by Fabian Peake. Poems read by Phyllida Barlow, Fiona Banner, Clover Peake, Steven J Fowler, Giovanna Coppola, Maria Zahle and Fabian Peake
Kickstarter
AD successfully raise funding for Loose Monk through Kickstarter.
Funding
Arts Council England support Loose Monk by Fabian Peake. Ridinghouse co-publish the publication
Salon Launch Party
Fabian Peake sponsor’s launch: readings by Jes Fernie, Fabian Peake, Sacha Craddock and Heather Phillipson
Small Publishers Fair, Conway Hall, London
AD take part in two-day small publishers fair
Chelsea College Library
The complete set of Flash 500 posters acquired for the Special Collection of Artist Multiples and Book-related Works at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

2013

Artists in Residence
Katrina Palmer and Heather Phillipson
Flash 500
32 artists contribute to Flash 500 including: Dorothy Cross, Patrick Coyle, George Shaw, Fiona Banner, Sue Tompkins and Brian Catling
Flash 500 posters
South London Gallery and Cubitt Gallery in London, Site Gallery, Sheffield, Fabrica, Brighton, Tate Liverpool, Fruitmarket, Edinburgh, Modern Art Oxford and Arnolfini in Bristol display works by Flash 500 artists
The Oral Tradition, Camden Arts Centre
Artist readings by Brighid Lowe, Brian Catling, Fabian Peake, Susan Finlay, Audrey Reynolds, Francesco Pedraglio and Maria Zahle
London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery
Launch of Flash 500 and readings by Siôn Parkinson, Fabian Peake, Francesco Pedraglio, Jason Dungan, Maria Zahle, Audrey Reynolds, Susan Finlay, Jessie Flood-Paddock and Charlotte Young
One Club in association with Piper Gallery
Edward Allington’s short story The Drowned Boys read by Patrick Coyle, followed by a discussion and Q&A with Edward Allington, Patrick Coyle and Jeremy Akerman
Funding
Arts Council England supports Flash 500 and artist residencies
The Elephant Trust funds AD online library project

2012

Artists in Residence
Patrick Coyle and Edward Allington
Artist Writes at Crescent Arts Scarborough
Two-day writing workshop with Janet White, Susan Timmins, Karen Thompson, Susan Slann, Steven Potter, Andy Black, Jade Montserrat and Dawn Brooks, guest artist Patrick Coyle
Sunday Art Fair, Ambika P3
Launch event and reading for Dust by Paul Rooney
Victoria Gallery and Museum, Liverpool Biennial
Launch of Dust by Paul Rooney
Typography Summer School
AD set a book brief for Fraser Muggeridge summer school participants

2011

The Collected Writings of Jon Thompson
Publication of the collected works in partnership with Ridinghouse. Jon Thompson launch and Q&A at Whitechapel Gallery London Art Book Fair with Jon Thompson, JJ Charlesworth and Patrick Coyle
Funding
Arts Council England and The Henry Moore Foundation support Jon Thompson’s Collected Writings
Typography Summer School
AD set a book brief for Fraser Muggeridge summer school participants