Kay Henderson (UK) Kay Henderson has been making books for a number of years and following the Sunderland Book Project from the outset. Her geographical location (living less than a mile away from the region’s boundary) presents an obvious connection to the city and the motivation to contribute to the project. Henderson presents a concertina style book. The images reference Sunderland maps selected from various time periods using difference scales. http://kayhenderson55.wordpress.com
Archie Grassie (UK) I am a creative 10 year old who loves making things. I started making books from age 5 since then I have been inspired to continue making Books and have been on a couple of courses. Theresa Easton encouraged me to get involved. Dark Depths presents a simple pop-up book, hand printed, lino print acrylic. The design is based on the depth if water at the outer harbour wall. (Wear)
"20". Dominic Colquitt. Returning to the North East for the first time in 20 years to watch his football team, Colquitt produced a visual statement of his experience by using some of Sunderland's landmarks. Part of the Sunderland Book project, curated by Theresa Easton.
"The Sunderland Book". Theresa easton. Silkscreen and photolithography in a traditional Chap Book style. Includes transcripts of the achievements of William Pyle. A cod's head and mackerel's tail was the traditional shape favoured by British boat designers.Part of The Sunderland Book Project, curated by Theresa Easton.
Victoria Johnson (UK) Riverside Victoria Johnson studied at Sunderland University and graduated in Glass & Ceramics in 2011. Riverside illustrates the sculptures and buildings viewed while walking from Wearmouth Bridge to the National Glass Centre. The artist documented this journey, using her own photographic images. On the reverse of this page is a drawn view of the south side of the river.
"Sunderland City of Glass". Grupa Gralla Azul. Vision of a glass worker presented in a clear acrylic wallet. Created by layering multiple copies of the same image which are cut into in different ways. Part of The Sunderland Book Project, curated by Theresa Easton.
Steve Dales (UK) Boat Notes and Ships Tips Steve Dales visited the Sunderland Maritime Heritage Trust workshop as a ‘research’ trip for another project on 19th Century migration in Co.Durham. His granddad was a fisherman in Hull back in the thirties and had done a bit of sailing. “Boats are amazing things and so are the men that make and fix”. Steve Dales has created three pop-ups featuring ships and boats connected to Sunderland. http://meoverthere.tumblr.com
Melanie Shee (UK) Melanie Shee used to be a maker of clothes, stained glass and other lovely objects, but then stopped making and instead worked in the creative sector helping other people to create and make. For the Love of Hartley presents a handmade A5 book with a collection of pictures & images collated and placed alongside happy memories of watching glass blowers at Hartley Wood Glass.
Pauline Plummer & Annette Chevallier (UK) Annette Chevallier is a painter with many exhibitions to her name. Pauline Plummer is a poet/writer of short stories with several publications to her name. They have worked together on projects in the past and chose The Sunderland Book Project in order to create an artist’s book based in the North East. Sunderland Winter Gardens is presented as a Black & White folded card with image and poem.