Little online presence recently as I have been involved with three others on a project at North Bay Letterpress Arts which we have called Prototype. Prototype #1 is a new _____________________. We are leaving it blank because it is still unclear to us what it is and what will come. So
Some Kind of Information. About the nature of Titles. Inspired by a poet who introduced a poem with two titles, then another with three and another without. Prototype #1 reflects our conversations and explorations about titles—-what they are, and what they are not. Of course we started by first consulting the dictionary for its definition:
The name of a book, composition, or other artistic work
A name that describes someone’s position or job
The position of being the champion of a major sports competition
A right or claim to the ownership of property or to a rank or throne
(in church use) a fixed sphere of work and source of income as a condition or ordination
1. give a name to (a book, composition, or other work)
Old Englishtitul, reinforced by Old Frenchtitle, both from Latintitulus’ inscription, title’. The word originally denoted a placard or inscription placed on an object, giving information about it, hence a descriptive heading in a book or other composition.
Four folds and 24 folds ago. Now prepared to assemble.
Still under construction due to be launched at *NBLA’s Second Annual Fundraiser on Sunday, October 6th.
We have printed and currently are binding an edition of 100. Pricing still under discussion as we are trying to decide how to price it— by its folds, its page number, print runs, and…..
All proceeds will benefit North Bay Letterpress Arts. More to come upon its completion.
*One more note:
You’re invited to our Second Annual Fundraiser!
Please join us at Hopmonk Tavern for our Second Annual Fundraiser on October 6th! A celebration of printmaking, book arts, education and community. Tickets are available by contacting NBLA
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Lunch: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM at HopMonk
Reception: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at Iota Printshop