KLF co-founder Bill Drummond to rock Volume in Library of Birmingham Discovery Season

By Andrew McClean | 03 December 2013

KLF co-founder Bill Drummond will open the Volume publishing season at the Library of Birmingham

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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.

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.


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