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Production Narrative

by B. Freeman

Some design production for JAB10 was completed as part of a Djerassi Artist Residency, Woodside, CA, August, 1998 Part of the design production completed at JAB World Headquarters. If everything goes as planned JAB10 was imageset and offset printed (on Mohawk Superfine) at the Center for Editions, Purchase College SUNY, Sept. & Oct. 1998. Approx. 600 copies The front and back covers were designed and letterpress printed by Emily McVarish in her San Francisco, California studio. The inside covers were designed and letterpress printed with photo polymer plates by Brad Freeman. Published, designed and printed by Brad Freeman.

Critical Analysis

by B. Freeman

Design Features

typographic: Overall, the text is presented in a two-column format with traditional use of font size and weight to call attention to particular passages within the articles.

imagery: Contains several examples of the works discussed in the various articles. The exterior cover was designed and letterpress printed by Emily McVarish. The interior cover was designed and letterpress printed by Brad Freeman. The colophon features a photograph of David Drucker as the JAB Repo Man.

graphical: Traditional two column format with illustrative images. JAB10 features a table of contents on the inside front cover.

Journal of Artists’ Books JAB 10

title note: [B. Freeman]

Agents

Brad Freeman

type: initiating

role:
artist
designer
printer
publisher

nationality:
born: United States

dates:
birth: 1951-01-23


Brad Freeman

type: initiating

role:
artist Inside covers
author In Memoriam – Todd Walker
designer
printer
publisher

nationality:
born: United States

dates:
birth: 1951-01-23


Emily McVarish

type: other

role:
artist Front and back exterior covers
printer Covers
author "Codex Espangliensis: An Artist Book by Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Enrique Chagoya and Felicia Rice"


Mike Golden

type: other

role:
author “The Budhist Thirdclass Junkmail Oracle: The Life, Mysterious Death and Collected Poetry & Art of d.a. levy”


Gary Sullivan

type: other

role:
author “Nostalgia for Relevance”


Steve Clay

type: other

role:
author “The Tibetan Stroboscope of d.a. levy”


Lois Martin

type: other

role:
author Broaching Texts and Reading Material: Artist Books by Robbin Ami Silverberg”


Cynthia Young

type: other

role:
Editor


Publication Information

edition type: editioned

place: Some design production was completed as part of a Djerassi Artist Residency, Woodside, CA, August 1998; Some design was completed at JAB World Headquarters; Imageset and offset printed at the Center for Editions, Purchase College SUNY; Emily McVarish letterpress printed the front and back covers of JAB10 in her studio in San Francisco, California.

dates:
publication: 1998-12-00 and 1998-10-00

edition size: Approximately 600

Measurements

horizontal: 8.5 inches closed

vertical: 11 inches closed

Production Information

production means:
offset (local) textblock
letterpress (local) interior and exterior covers

binding: saddle stitching (AAT)

media:
ink (local)

Appearance

general description: Pamphlet

format: pamphlet (AAT)

cover: Cover was designed and letterpress printed by Emily McVarish. The front cover features an aerial photograph of a filled auditorium. JAB appears twice on the cover, once in orange and once in lime. The number 10 appears once in lime. The back cover features the number 10 placed atop an orange circle.

color: yes The exterior covers are color.

Content

pagination: paginated 32

numbered?: unnumbered

signed?: unsigned

Colophon

Special thanks to Cynthia Young for editing this issue. Some design production for JAB10 was completed as part of a Djerassi Artist Residency, Woodside, CA, August, 1998 Part of the design production completed at JAB World Headquarters. If everything goes as planned JAB10 was imageset and offset printed (on Mohawk Superfine) at the Center for Editions, Purchase College SUNY, Sept. & Oct. 1998. Approx. 600 copies The front and back covers were designed and letterpress printed by Emily McVarish. The inside covers were designed and letterpress printed with photo polymer plates by Brad Freeman. Published, designed and printed by Brad Freeman. Editorial board – Brad Freeman, Johanna Drucker & Janet Zweig Emily McVarish letterpress printed the font and back covers of JAB 10 in her studio in San Francisco, California.