About

My Bookcase initiates and supports creative projects that take the physical book as a source for both research and practice. My Bookcase approaches the book not as a hermetic object, but one that can be deconstructed and explored through art, architecture, design, and literature, as well as with communities beyond these fields.

My Bookcase actively involves others as both participants and co-creators in the realisation of projects. These projects have taken the form of practical workshops, exhibitions, art commissions, installations and the design of printed matter, as well as talks, interviews, symposiums and roundtables.

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Based in Glasgow, Barcelona & Amsterdam, My Bookcase works both locally and internationally with a wide variety of organisations and individuals including libraries, bookshops, art galleries, community centres, creative spaces as well as writers, publishers, designers, artists, readers and researchers.

If you would like to discuss a project with us, are interested in collaborating with My Bookcase, or just want to learn more, then do get in touch.

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TEAM

My Bookcase
was founded in 2014 by artist and architect Cristina Garriga.

Founder/ Directors
Cristina Garriga, My Bookcase Amsterdam
Julia Doz, My Bookcase Barcelona
Katie Reid, My Bookcase Glasgow

Currently working with
Readers & Publishers
Publication Studio Glasgow
CCA Centre of Contemporary Art, Glasgow
Mairi Lafferty
Encarna! (Aimar Pérez Galí & Mar Medina)

Current collaborators
Joel Galvez, web designer

My Bookcase Advisory Board
Jenny Brownrigg, Exhibitions Director at Glasgow School of Art
Mark Daniels, Executive Director at New Media Scotland
Alison Fitzsimons, Tinley Bestinvest
Paul Frame, Managing Director at Tinley Bestinvest
Rob Morrison, Founder, Taktal
Adele Patrick, Glasgow Women’s Library

Previously worked with
Publication Studio Rotterdam
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
ESDAP Escola Superior d’Art i Disseny de Vic, Catalunya
Fito Conesa
AC/VIC
Habitació 1418
Sala d’Art Jove, Barcelona
Humberto Schwab Filosofia
The Whisky Bond
Flores&Prats Architecture Studio
Barcelona Activa
Oxfam Books Byres Road
The Project Café
Plantin Institut voor Typografie
Dorian Jose Braun
Melia Hotels International
GEN ERATOR Projects
Market Gallery
Glasgow Women’s Library
Glasgow International
Book Works
Master of Artistic Research, KABK, The Hague
Collective
Book Week Scotland
House for An Art Lover
Glasgow School of Art Library
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Glasgow Art Club
Glasgow School of Art Archives & Collections
Outset Scotland
A Feral Studio
Glasgow School of Art School of Design
Edwin Pickstone
Tramway
Artstore Glasgow

My Bookcase guest speakers/authors/artists
Jasper Coppes
Daniel Lee
Amy Todman
Tessa Lynch
Jenny Richards
Rhona Warwick
Alberta Whittle
Kristina Bengtsson
Lauren Printy Currie
Maria Fusco
Sarah Tripp
Katie Schwab
Sarah Forrest
Laura Edbrook
Joanna Peace
Robert Wringham
Andrew Miller
Alastair McIntosh
Alasdair Gray
Edwin Pickstone
The Walking Library
Jacki Parry
Sans Façon
Ian Balch
Jim Colquhoun
David Harding

Previous collaborators
Joanna Peace, artist and writer
Neil Scott, designer and developer
Steven Swinney, graphic designer
Alice Rooney, graphic designer
Doris Panholzer, graphic designer and artist
Amy McIlhenny, graphic designer
Kirsty McBride, graphic designer
Ruth Kirkby, graphic designer
Martin Godfrey, UX Consultant
Lee Boyce, web developer

Supporters
Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise
The Whisky Bond