KLF co-founder Bill Drummond will open the Volume publishing season at the Library of Birmingham
Bill Drummond, the co-founder of eighties avant-garde band The KLF, will deliver the keynote speech and present a talk, Books: 12 Years, 25 Paintings, 100 Questions, & The 17, as part of a three-day event in the library’s Discovery Season this weekend.
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Drummond’s keynote speech will include a punk-rock design performance combining art and music by Morag Myerscough and The Highliners.
A three-day event, Volume will showcase the wealth and breadth of publishing expertise as part of the library’s Discovery Season. Panel discussions, workshops and performances will include Zine in a Day, led by Footprint Workers Co-operative, a letterpress workshop by Leicester Print Workshop and a discussion with Peter Bilak, the founder of Typotheque, on his new design magazine.
A fair in the library’s studio theatre will also feature books, prints and artworks from an international selection of independent publishers, artists and organisations.
- Runs December 5-7 2013. Visit birmingham-box.co.uk/Ticketing for ticket information and further details.
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