BALTIC Artist’s Book Fair – Pink Parrot Press, Art Editions North, Joshua Cobbin & Off Topic Collective and Cindy Robinson Begg

12 Jun
Pink Parrot Press

Pink Parrot Press

The Pink Parrot Press, founded by Laura Little in 2012, is an independent publisher specialising in artists’ books and illustrated prints. Laura is researching a PhD in artists’ books at Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. She holds an MA in Book Art from Camberwell College of Art and a BA (Hons) in Illustration with Animation from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Recent exhibitions include the Limerick International Publishers’ Salon (Ireland), in February 2013 and the Dublin Artists’ Book Fair in November 2012. Her artist’s books can be found in the Tate Artists’ Books collection and private collections across the UK.

Art Editions North

Art Editions North

Art Editions North (an imprint of the University of Sunderland) is an independent publisher specialising in the production of artist’s monographs, exhibition catalogues and art-related publications. It was established by Peter Davies and is now run by Peter and Mike Collier as Co-Directors, and administered by Izzy McDonald-Booth from the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. Its books are distributed nationally and internationally by Cornerhouse. Art Editions North (AEN) has an extensive back catalogue of over 40 high quality books.

Joshua Cobbin

Joshua Cobbin

“My practice is concerned primarily with photography and its unique relationship with books. Photographic work naturally lends itself to the book form perhaps more than any other. My work explores aspects of human experience particularly within the boundaries of everyday existence, taking an explicit look at the overlooked areas of ordinary life. My current research is concerned with how photography is perceived through the book or ‘zine’, how sequencing influences the reading of photographs, and how the experience of a book is altogether and intimate one.

For the fair, I will be collaborating with other artists involved in various Book Apothecary projects. ” Joshua  Cobbin & Off  Topic Collective

Cindy Robinson-Begg

Cindy Robinson-Begg

“Secret childhood dens and places of the imagination give inspiration to my work. Making prints and books using paper is my passion.

Screenprint and lithography are my favoured methods of image making and these are usually produced from combinations of mark making and photographic sources with references to works of children’s literature.

I work from my studio in Cullercoats and from Northern Print.” Cindy Robinson-Begg


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