Book Arts Prize at Home Edition

Let’s celebrate what you’ve been making at home with our Book Arts Prize at Home Edition! At the end of the Term we’ll choose from the images and videos you send of books you’ve made at home and award prizes. The prizes will be a choice of $50 gift certificates to Hanover’s new bookstore & café, Still North: https://www.stillnorthbooks.com/ or Colophon Book Arts Supply: https://www.colophonbookarts.com/ for some tools and supplies to make MORE books!

Deadline for Winter Term submissions is Wednesday, March 24, 2021 by 11:59pm.

Eligibility:

  1. You must be a current Dartmouth student (undergraduate or graduate)
  2. The work must have been made between January 1 and March 24, 2021
  3. The work may have been created as a class project or extracurricular project

Each entry MUST include the following:

  1. Completed Entry/Contact information:
    Submission form for Book Arts Prize AT HOME EDITION (Word Doc)
  2. Up to 5 images of the artwork submitted: Images must be in JPEG or JPG format, 300 DPI, 1200 pixels or greater on the largest side. Individual files should not exceed 5 MB.
  3. Short video (< 1 minute) of book as one interacts with it.

The categories for prizes are:

Zine—(must be in an edition of at least 5) (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine)— a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier—but not necessarily.

Bookbinding—a blank book bound with especial attention to craftsmanship and materials

Artist Book—a book with content, structure and method intertwined, ie the book AS art.

Collaborative Book—a book or zine created by 2 or more people.