I am very excited that the 9th biennial conference of the Movable Book Society will be coming to Salt Lake City, Utah on September 27-29, 2012. This will be my sixth time joining the weekend long celebration of pop-up book related programs and I think this year is going to be a great event. I look forward to hearing presentations from folks like Chuck Fischer, Andrew Baron, Robert Sabuda and many more designers, book artists and collectors. There will be hands-on workshops and demonstrations where attendees can put down the cameras and pick up their scissors and glue. We will get a chance to tour local book arts studios and view a pop-up exhibit from the collection of Ann Montanaro Staples. Plus with the book swaps, sales and signings alongside an auction for great items, I’m sure I will be running around non-stop each day checking out pop-up prototypes and classic moveable mechanisms while bumping into new folks and old friends.
So if you want to meet fellow book collectors and creators like me, I suggest you act fast as the early registration for the conference ends very soon on Wednesday, August 22nd! You can find more information and a registration form at the Movable Book Society conference webpage.
This will be my first time exploring Salt Lake City, so if any regular readers have tips on what to do and see and where to find the ChowTruck for some tasty snacks, please leave a comment.