Boooook: The Life and Work of Bob Cobbing | OCCASIONAL PAPERS
This is the first comprehensive overview of the life and work of the pioneering British concrete and sound poet Bob Cobbing (1920–2002).Boooook addresses all aspects of Cobbing’s rich career, with new essays detailing his key roles in London Film-makers’ Co-op, Better Books, abAna, as well as his involvement in the Destruction in Art Symposium, Fylkingen, and his publishing imprint Writers Forum.
Edited by William Cobbing and Rosie Cooper – and illustrated with numerous reproductions of artworks, documents, posters, poems and film stills from the Bob Cobbing family collection –Boooookfeatures contributions by Adrian Clarke, William Cobbing, Rosie Cooper, Arnaud Desjardin, Sanne Krogh Groth, Will Holder, Gustav Metzger, Marc Matter & Tris Vonna-Michell, David Toop, Steve Willey, Andrew Wilson and Maxa Zoller.
“Anyone interested in visual / concrete / sound poetry, DIY publishing and / or British underground culture of the 1960s should have this book.” – Matthew Robertson,Eye, no. 93 vol. 24, 2017
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Edited by William Cobbing and Rosie Cooper
published by Occasional Papers
17 x 24 cm, soft cover, full colour
Founded in 2008, Occasional Papers is a non-profit publisher of affordable books devoted to the histories of architecture, art, design, film and literature. Occasional Papers is Sara De Bondt, Antony Hudek (co-founders) and Piper Haywood (managing editor).