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Venue changed to Multi-purpose Zone, 3/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: Multi-purpose Zone, 3/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong

Language: English

Cost: Free admission. All are welcome. Please click here to register.

Organisers: UMAG, Faculty of Arts, HKUL

Lecture I: Monique Lallier: 40 + Years of Design Binding

Monique Lallier was the Fine Binding Director of the American Academy for Bookbinding from 2005–2009. An internationally recognized book binder and book artist, she began her studies in the 1960s in Montreal at the Cotnoir Cappone School of Fashion & L’Art de la Reliure book binding school with Simone B. Roy. Moniques’ work may be found in the collections of McGill University, St. Joseph Oratory in Montreal for the Pope Jean-Paul II, Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina, Guilford College, Hege Library, Greensboro, as well as many private collections in the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan. 

Lecture II: Don Etherington: The Influence of the Florence Flood on Conservation

Don Etherington was a member of the British team that led the first conservation efforts after the disastrous flood of 1966 in Florence, Italy. Director of the Etherington Conservation Program in Summerfield, North Carolina, Mr. Etherington is internationally recognized for his innovative designs and for the implementation of state-of-the-art conservation procedures, including phased preservation programs for libraries and institutions. After extensive training in England, he established a four-year program in bookbinding and design at Southampton College of Art, and over the years has conducted numerous workshops and seminars. Currently, Mr. Etherington teaches American Academy of Bookbinding courses from his studio in Summerfield. 


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