MMU Special Collections will be open during the Artists’ Book Fair 2pm-4pm on Friday 18th October and 12 noon-4pm on Saturday 19th October. A small selection of the more than 2,000 books in the collection will be on display in the Reading Room at these times. All other titles can be viewed in the Reading Room and no appointment is necessary. Special Collections is open 10am-4pm Monday to Friday throughout the year, and in addition till 7pm on Thursdays and 12noon-4pm on Saturdays during term time. The collection is open to the public and admission is free.
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Mette-Sofie D. Ambeck is a Danish book artist, designer and lecturer. After her graduation from St. Martins College of Art and Design she has pursued an ongoing career mixing fine skills of bookbinding and paper-cutting with notions of narrative sequence and themes including Nordic mythology, random romantic robots and meditations on mortality. Her work - comprising installations, multiple editions and unique pieces - has been collected and exhibited internationally, and has twice won the prestigious Birgit Skiöld Memorial Trust: Artist Book Award at the Whitechapel Gallery's London Art Book Fair. She lectures in Denmark and the UK and is also organizer of the Doverodde Book Arts Festival.