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2018 Meggendorfer Artist Book Prize

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The Movable Book Society is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2018 Meggendorfer Artist Book Prize. This prize honors the best pop-up and movable artist book created in the past three years. The contest will be judged by Kevin Steele and Chuck Fischer at the 2018 Movable Book Society conference in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, on September 29.

Finalists include:

Nicolas Codron


Karen Esteves

Surrealism Today

Nicholas Danish

Detroit Nostalgia: A Pop-Up Book of Memories

Colette Fu

桃花源記 Tao Hua Yuan Ji: Source of the Peach Blossoms

Andrea Hempstead

Stickly-Prickly and Slow-Solid: A Pop-Up Adventure

The Foliage Library (Matthew Holbein & Emily Brooks)

24 Hour Flowers” and “The Bee Book

Paul Johnson

The Boy, the Boat and the Little Mermaid

Anne Kucera

The Gatekeepers

Emily Martin

King Leer: A Tragedy in Five Puppets

Elizabeth O’Connell

The Adventures of Apun the Arctic Fox

Susan Share

Undergrowth” and “Goose Lake Fantasy

Meggendorfer contenders video compilation

Below you’ll find a video with a compilation of all Meggendorfer contenders for the 2018 Artist Book Prize.

About The Movable Book Society

The Movable Book Society was established in 1993, when Bill Clinton was president of the United States, Beanie Babies were introduced and Rutgers University librarian Ann R. Montanaro published Pop-up and Movable Books: A Bibliography. The overwhelmingly positive feedback from collectors who purchased the book convinced her that there was abundant interest in the topic to form an organization of collectors, and thus she founded The Movable Book Society.

Author credit: The Movable Book Society
Cover photo: “Call Me Trimtab” by Graham Patten, winner of the 2016 Meggendorfer Artist Book Prize.

More info about the Meggendorfer Prize: The Movable Book Society

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