We have gathered together to talk and eat lunch around a wooden table in the back of the shop. Runa and Jan from Boekie Woekie, Karin and Nadine from PrintRoom and Eleanor who is visiting from London.
What would you say to someone thinking of opening an artist bookshop?
We are riding the wave. Several reasons have led to amazing increase of the scene and opportunities for artists to avoid a potentially corrupt gallery system and go into something which has until now has kept its innocence. And this is penetrating into other circles. We are in great times and anyone who could possibly think of starting an artist bookshop – please do it now! I’m fully for it. It’s even feasible, it’s not even as totally ridiculous anymore as it was. (Laughs)
Continue reading Eleanor’s X Archive
Conversation with Jan Voss, Rúna Thorkelsdóttir, Nadine, Karin de Jong, Eleanor Vonne Brown at Boekie Woekie on Sunday 12 December 2021 for PrintRoom’s ‘Holiday in the Archive’ project. Books and images we collected that day were used to make Riso printed wrapping paper at PrintRoom.