Yearly Festivals
Books2Eat 2001

The 2nd International Edible Book Festival
version française

Dawn Forbes. After School Shack,2001.Oregon

Thank You, it was once again the tastiest party of the year!

Mouth Full- MC Edwards at Center for Book Arts, New York
©Marie Celeste Edwards "Mouth Full" New York 2001


Hurry and look at the new pictures of the 2001 festival:

Send us the address where you posted your pictures to be added to the list.

Rory Sparks- Jacob's lunch - Minnesota 2001

Spread the word to book artists and cooks: April fool's day event comes back with taste every year !

Printess and the Pea, C. Tacq, England,2001

Sweet Witch-Craft, Lina Mintz Dias - 11 anos,Tanira Lessa Malta - 10 anos,Guido Mintz Dias - 9 anos,Amanda Lessa Malta - 6 anos -Brazil,2001

M Clorenz- Chocolate Press-Hamburg 2001


Tied Fried Dough, Kathy Dery
San Diego, California 2001

Rebecca Pavlenko-Literary Cake- Minnesota 2001

National Book Day
England 2001

10 Comandements-
Tara Bryan

Pages of Peas
H. Mc Pherson
Australia 2001

Participants of the 2nd Festival
Sunday April 1st, 2001

Australia - Canada - Brazil - England - France - Germany -Italy -The Netherlands - New Zealand - U.S.A: Arizona, California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon

Melbourne: with Gail Stiffe, Helen McPherson, Liz Burdett...

Papermakers of Victoria

"De comida, diversão e arte!" website:http://www.books2eatbrazil.cjb.net
Rua Boa Esperança,320 apt 701, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
Lucia: heylucia@yahoo.com or Luciana Lusbl@hotmail

Eastern Edge Gallery in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Eastern Edge is an artist-run centre, and there are a number of artists here who will be participating. Photos will be posted on the gallery website immediately.
contact: Tara Bryan

Edmonton, Alberta
contact: Rob

Calgary, an EDIBLE BOOK session withe 12 participants, the event is organized by Chuck Snake and Wendy Toogood

Thame, Oxfordshire, Heather Hunter and friends will be taking part in the 2nd International Edible Book Festival for the first time. As part of the 2001 Thame odyssey, a festival celebrating arts in the community, we are having a tea party between 4-5pm on the 1st April in the Thame Town Hall. All fun and games will be caught by webcam to be seen at www.thameodyssey.com until 6th April 2001. Contact Heather : heather.hunter@tesco.net

France version française
Matière Contact

7 rue de la Victoire, 69003 Lyon
tel 04 72 61 92 95 Contact: Claudine
le livre, enfin nourrira son homme...
last year pictures

Paris chez Annick Butre
Participating artists: Annick Butre, Gaelle Pelachaud,Shirley Sharoff
contact:Gaelle: gaepela@club-internet.fr

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Stefan and Wibbe Bartkowiak , Hamburg
Alle sind herzlich eingeladen, ihrer Fantasie in der Back-Kunst für Buch-Kunst freien Lauf zu lassen. Von 14 bis 16 Uhr sollen die essbaren Bücher bei uns angeliefert werden. Ab 16 Uhr wird der Tee bzw. Kaffee serviert und die Bücher fröhlich verzehrt. Bitte sagt/sagen Sie uns bis Anfang Mœrz, ob Du/Sie/Ihr als Buchkunst-Bœcker, -Konditoren oder -Köche mitmacht und ob Ihr zur Kaffee-und-Buchkunst-Stunde am 1. April ab 14 Uhr zu uns kommt. Der Lohn ist eine Fotodokumentation unseres Treffens und ein vergnüglicher Nachmittag mit Leuten, die Bücher gern verschlingen. Die zum Kucken und zum Kosten kommen wollen, bezahlen DM 10,- und können sich dafür an der vergœnglichsten aller Buchkünste satt sehen und satt essen.

in Venezia with Sasha White -photo album
The Netherlands
Easterlittens: Atelier It Plein 19 Oosterlittens/Rotterdam

New Zealand
With Visual Tart

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Arizona State University at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ
As with last year's event, it will be a fundraiser for the Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County. Book cakes and other goods have been donated by local bakeries and cooks.
Contact: John Risseeuw

Student Lounge du Student Building de Arizona International College, 1618 E. Helen St, Tucson AZ 85745 on monday April 2nd, noon

Foothills Branch Library 19055 N. 57th Ave. (1/2 mile north of Union Hills Ave.) Glendale, Arizona 85308 http://www.lib.ci.glendale.az.us/youthweb/youth.htm
WHEN: Sunday, April 1, 2001 2:00-4:00 pm display of projects 4:00 pm, prizes awarded, followed by refreshments on the patio
CRITERIA: All works of art must be edible, be titled and have something to do with books. Three categories of competition: I. Kids ages 8-12 II. Teens ages 13-19 III. Adults
CONTACT: Karen-Marie Allen, Librarian Tel. 623.930.3869


Sushi Performance Gallery,San Diego
What: Edible Book Tea: the books are the refreshments
Where: Sushi, 320 Eleventh Ave
When: April 1, 2001 from 1pm to 4pm
Bring: Your own teacup (yes, make this a creative venture too if you'd like) and an edible book.
contact:Judy Christensen: dracaena@worldnet.att.net

Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica
Crossroads School, 1714 21st St. in Santa Monica, CA

Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts - Chicago- Illinois
Sunday, April 1, 11 - 3 This year, the event will take place in the Hermann D.Conaway Multicultural Center, 1st floor of the 1104 S. Wabash building. For this Tea, all Works of Art will be Edible and Booklike (and hopefully Tasteful in every sense of the word.) From 11 to noon we will sip tea, admire and document the books; At high noon, we will feast upon them. Please do join us! If you make a Book, you may attend free, BUT you must RSVP by Thursday March 28th, 5pm., with the title of your piece, your name, and a full ingredients list for our Menu.. Unsure of your culinary or odd binding talents? Make a reservation to Eat Books, for a mere $10; proceeds will benefit our bindery equipment fund. To RSVP: Call the hostess stand: 312.344.6630, Fax: 312-344-8082, e-mail.

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Booklovers Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster, Mass.
Entry requirements: Books in all forms, shapes and sizes, as long as they are edible! Submit a list of materials with your "book," and remember--all materials used must be edible. Let your creative juices flow!
Bring your book to the Booklovers Gourmet between 1:30 and 2 pm on Sunday, April 1. Books will be exhibited from 2 to 4 pm. At 4 tea will be served and books consumed.
questions: booklovers@rcn.com

The Roeper School , Michigan
1051 Oakland Avenue Birmingham, MI 48009
contact: Pat Lawrence: stampaddy@home.com

Argyle-Zebra Gallery St. Paul Minnesota
3 - 6:30 pm 308 Prince street
Contact: Robyn Beth Priestley (651) 310-0026 Jeffrey Morrison - A-Z Gallery (651) 602-9105
Are ALL artists starving? Not necessarily! Join the Second Annual Edible Book Exhibition and High Tea, where production and consumption meet. It's your chance to "have your art and eat it too." Materials will include, turkey, seaweed, eggs, toast, jello, grains, artichokes, fruit, candy, soup, caviar, vegetables, etc. - encompassing all the major food groups!

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New York:
Center for Book Arts - New York - New York-
All edible works of art are displayed, auctioned and eaten from 4 to 7pm! hungry readers welcome!
The Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th St 3rd Fl New York, NY10001
$5 suggested donation, CBA members receive free admission.

the Arts Center of Pendleton, Oregon
Place: Pendleton Center for the Arts, in the beautifully renovated Carnegie Library Building in downtown Pendleton
Exhibit opens: 2 p.m. High Tea is served: 4 p.m.
Tickets $10, artists contributing work to the event receive one free ticket
Event organizer: Roberta Lavadour paper@oregontrail.net (541) 278-9322
Event supporter: Dark Canyon Coffee Roasters, Pendleton
website of the event: http://www.geocities.com/mcpress2001/Books2eat.html

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