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When I arrived in Taiwan for my two months residency, I did not really know what to expect; I was actually quite nervous about my new project, and the limited amount of time I had to complete it. Inspiration First of all I had to come up with an idea. In the proposal I had […]

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If you have ever thought of joining an Artist in Residence programme, now is the best time to apply for one of the best available: Soulangh Artist Village and Tsung-Yeh Artist Village have just launched their call for artists and there is time until the 27th January to send your proposal. I have recently came back from two […]

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Last June I went on a trip to Mid Wales, where one of my books was exhibited together with other 26 pieces at the Sidney Nolan Trust, in Presteigne.    The exhibition is called Re-Imagining the Laws of England: “A set of ‘Halsbury’s Statutes’, the accepted authoritative texts for statute law (Acts of Parliament) of England and Wales, […]

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Oh, how great it is when someone understands what I do, probably even more than myself! Few weeks ago journalist Cyrila Ringele met me in my studio and recorded an informal conversation about my work and aspirations for Ours Magazine. Here is the result of her work: http://ours-mag.com/2015/07/21/ours-magazine-meets-linda-toigo/

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Here are some images from the first part of my book alteration workshop, held few days ago at the Westminster Reference Library. Lonely Planet offered a full box of old editions from their archive and that was the starting point of the workshop. I just added some blades, cutting mats and encouragement: the rest came very easily. […]

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For this work, representing the immense powerful vortex described in Edgar Allan Poe’s A descent into the Maelström, I wanted to use a traditional printing technique instead of the digital approach used for previous books. I carved the image of a whirlpool into a piece of linoleum and I repeated the same print on each of the 50 pages […]

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Macondo is the very first part of the series Guides to Elsewhere: it was created two years ago for my boyfriend, who had left for a two-month trip to Brazil. Before his trip, I had lent him my brother’s old Lonely Planet: he then bought an updated version of it and left the old one at home. That object […]

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