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Books2Eat 2002

The International Edible Book Festival

Send the website address of Books2Eat to book artists and cooks:
April fool's day event comes back with taste every year!

Pictures of the festival:
(thank you to let us know when your photos are online)

Participants pages with pictures:

a Geocities photo album includes past festivals as well as 2002 for the following participants:

Gingerbread Testament- Dorothy Tobe-
Boulder- Colorado

Daily Bread- Pam- England 2002

Hot Book. - Maryke Stagg-
Noosa, Australia 2002

Eggstacy. Women of Creativity Symposium
Center for Book Arts, New York 2002

Eating Nature-Masaaki Tatsumi- Japan 2002

Little Black Book-Jim Cowles

Bookworm-Stacey Stern and Greg Weiss -
Chicago 2002

Book Burning-Daria Flores.
San Diego 2002

Meagan's Guide.
Canada 2002

Luxembourg 2002

Leaf Book-Kathy Miller-
San Diego 2002

Vincent's Words
San Luis Obispo-2002

Verlag Buch & Bill, Klaus Robert Herb
Hamburg, 2002

Green Eggs and Ham
Tempe, Arizona 2002

Three men in a boat- Heather Hunter
England 2002


Participants of the 3rd Festival
Monday April 1st, 2002

Australia -Brazil - Canada - England - France - Japan - Germany -Japan -Luxembourg - The Netherlands - New Zealand - U.S.A: Arizona, California, Colorado , Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland/Washington D.C. , Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio

Noosa, Queensland: - See Pictures-
elebrate the 3rd International Edible Book Festival at the studio of paper and book artist Judy Barrass


"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

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Eastern Edge Gallery in St. John's, Newfoundland.- See Pictures-
High Tea from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 1st. Everyone is invited to bring a book, come for tea and stay for the Easter(n Edge) Art Draw at 7. Once again, Tara and Mikiki will be asking,"One lump or two?"
contact: Tara Bryan

Thame, Oxfordshire,- See Pictures-
Heather Hunter and friends will be taking part in the 3rd International Edible Book Festival again this year.
Sponsored by the Thame Town Council we will be having a workshop and exhibition of artists books in the morning and taking tea in the Town Hall at 4pm.
Contact Heather Hunter

France version française

Dimanche à l'atelier de Gaelle Pelachaud avec la participation de l'Ecole de Boulangerie (see pictures)

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Stefan and Wibbe Bartkowiak , Hamburg- See Pictures-
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.

Contact: Stefan

Yokohama edible kirie
contact: Masaaki Tatsumi

Pabeierscheier um Schlass zu Burglenster, Burglenster- See Pictures-
Abrëll vun Mëttes 2 Auer un an der Buerg. Um 4 Auer gett de Kaffi an de Kuch vernicht. All Leit déi gäer liesen oder iessen an gleschterech sin, sin häerzlech wellkom. Wann dir Bicher vir ze friesse (z'iessen) ger hut , wann der der wellt hirstellen an bei eis brengen, da m!ellt Iech beim Edy Willems an der Pabeierscheier um Schlass zu Burglenster. Breng Dir Bicher mat ass och de Kaffi oder Tee gratis. All aner Leit derfen secher och kommen, bezuelen awer eppes klenges fir d' Onkeschten ( ± 5€ ).
Wir treffen uns am 1. April um 14 00 Uhr in der Papierscheune am Schloss Burglinster
1 avril à 14 00 heures dans la " Pabeierscheir "Grange du papier au Château de Bourglinster.
contact:Edy Willem

New Zealand
With Visual Tart

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The Netherlands
Easterlittens: Atelier It Plein 19 Oosterlittens/Rotterdam- See Pictures-


Arizona State University at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ
Dan Mayer's Artists Book Class
Date: Saturday March 30 2-4 pm
Contact: Dan Mayer

Tucson, Paperworks- See Pictures-


Linnaea's Café, San Luis Obispo- See Pictures-
1110 Garden Street,
April 1, 2002 4-6 PM
Chew Your Book Slowly:
A compilation of visual, culinary, and book arts-the event is also a means to promote literacy by bringing the written word and art together in an alternative medium.
For More information Contact Catherine J. Trujillo,
Robert E. Kennedy Library Special Collections Department
Tel: (805) 756-2305

Uppre Hill Studio, Julian, California
- See Pictures-
"Cooking the Books" on April 7th
contact:Judy Christensen: dracaena@worldnet.att.net

Weingart Center for the Arts, Los Angeles- See Pictures-
Bird Road on Occidental College Campus.
Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA 90041.
Sunday 7 April
Artists or interested creative people are asked to bring their edible books and set up between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. with each work accompanied by a label stating the name of the artist, the title of the edible book, and its ingredients! Anyone with digital cameras andother documentation cameras are welcomed to take photos for the archive, as well as a forthcoming book on the event!
Street and visitor parking is available at Occidental College on Bird Road outside of Weingart Center and at the visitor parking lot on Campus Road. For directions to Occidental College and Weingart center, consult map.
contact: Judith A. Hoffberg

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (see website)
1750 13th St.
Monday, April 1, 2002
5:00-6:00 p.m.: Sip tea and admire edible book creations
6:00-7:00 p.m.: Feast upon them!
Donation: $5.00 at the door, $3.00 for BMOCA members, FREE for participating artists
-Create a book structure made entirely from edible materials and bring it to BMOCA on Monday, April 1st between 4 and 5 p.m.
-On an 8.5 x 11 inch piece of paper TYPE: Your name, Title of Piece, and a List of all Ingredients.
-Cost per entry is $1.00
ll Proceeds will go to support THE BOOK ARTS LEAGUE
contact: Mia Semingson

Red Wagon bookworks, Lake Worth, Florida( just south of West Palm Beach, Florida, and we'll gladly supply directions.)
Join us on All Fools' Day, April 1, 2002 for high tea in the evening. All works of art will be edible, bookish and, hopefully, in honor of the day, a little foolish. Tea will be served from 6 to 8 pm while we admire the edible books on display. Afterwards, we will photograph the books for posterity and then EAT them!
The money we raise is benefitting the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Book Arts Collection at Florida Atlantic University
Full details are posted on our website: http://www.redwagonbookworks.com
contact: John Cutrone

Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts - Chicago- IllinoisApril 1st, 2002, 6 to 9pm -See pictures-
The Columbia College Library, 3rd Floor 624 South Michigan Chicago, IL 60605
For this Tea, all Works of Art will be Edible and Booklike (and hopefully Tasteful in every sense of the word.)
If you make a Book, you may attend free, but you must RSVP by Thursday, March 28th, 5pm. We’ll need the title of your piece, your name, and an ingredients list.
Unsure of your culinary or odd binding talents?
RSVP to Eat Books Only, for a mere ten dollars. Proceeds will benefit our bindery equipment fund.
RSVP to MAKE a BOOK: or call Melissa Jay Craig at 312-344-6635
RSVP to EAT BOOKS only: or call Michelle Ferguson at 312-344-7384,

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Eastern Maine Technical College, Bangor
At Rangeley Hall on the Eastern Maine Technical College campus in Bangor from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 25, 2002.
Anyone can contribute an edible book for display at the event, which also features high silver tea, with refreshments ably concocted by students from the college’s Culinary Arts program. Those who provide an edible book for display will receive free admission. All others pay a $5 entry fee at the door, which includes refreshments and five tickets to vote on the winning edible book.
For more information, or to submit an entry, contact Deb Perro, 207-941-4601, dperro@emtc.org, or Sue Jagels,207-973-8227.

Indian Springs Recreation Building - See Pictures-
Sunday, March 31, 2002
9717 Lawndale Drive Silver Spring, MD
website with pictures of the event Contact: Koralleen Stavish

Artsworcester, 600 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610
the event will happen on Friday, April 5
contact: booklovers@rcn.com

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

Books2Eat @ Argyle-Zebra Gallery St. Paul Minnesota
April 7 -4 - 6:30 pm
308 Prince street
Contact: Robyn Beth Priestley (651) 310-0026 Jeffrey Morrison - A-Z Gallery (651) 602-9105
where production and consumption meet. It's your chance to "have your art and eat it too".
visit our Edible Exhibition website to download entry form

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New York:
Center for Book Arts - New York - New York-- See Pictures-
Monday April 1, 6 - 9 PM
The Center is sponsoring Eat Your Words: The 3rd International Edible Book Tea.
From 6PM to 7PM we'll sip tea while viewing the edible books on display. At 7PM the books will be auctioned off and eaten.

All edible books become the property of the Center and will be auctioned to support The Center's educationnal programs.
CBA Members FREE, non-members $5 suggested donation. call for Submission


University of Cincinnati- Cincinnati, Ohio- See Pictures-
Monday April 1st. 3pm-6pm
Read press reviews
Contact: Erika Taibl

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