Flipbook experience Gateshead Libraries

A project I devised, with Gateshead arts team, please come see.

flipbook books turquoise hi-res

Find a flip book

Within the library there are twelve special Book Art books which each contain a unique hand drawn animation for you to find and enjoy. The flip books are located amongst existing library books and are identifiable with the Book Art logo & bookmark. Browse the list of books below and see how many you can find! If you need some assistance to find one of the books please ask a member of staff.

Children’s library (books can be found in alphabetical order by author surname)

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kippling – drawings by Laura Sheldon

Watership Down by Richard Adams – drawings by Alex Davy

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis – drawings by Chris Folwell

Teen area

Holes by Louis Sachar – drawings by Katie Chappell

Novels (books can be found in alphabetical order by author surname)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon – drawings by Michael Davies

Small Island by Andrea Levy – drawings by Alex Davy

Case Histories by Kate Atkinson – drawings by Katie Chappell

Non-fiction (books can be found within topics)

Psychology and Philosophy by J.M. Parrish and John R Crossland (Beliefs & Society 150) – drawings by Bethan Laker

The Principles of Art by R.G. Collingwood (Art 701) – drawings by Chris Morton

Penguin’s poems for life selected by Laura Barber (Poetry 821) – drawings by Josie Brookes

Burning Gold by Sir A.T. Quiller-Couch (Poetry 823)drawings by Hollie Lisle

Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan (Natural World 523) – drawings by Chris Folwell

The animated flip books will be touring the libraries during June:

Central Library

Thursday 30th May – Thursday 6th June

Leam Lane Library

Saturday 8th June – Thursday 13th June

Crawcrook Library

Saturday 15th June – Thursday 20th June

Mobile Library

Saturday 22nd June – Friday 28th June

The Flip Book Animation Project is part of the Book Art Festival and was devised by artist Anton Hecht.

Image Katie Chappel

Screen Shot 2013-06-02 at 17.59.07




About antonhecht

An artist who works collaboratively across mediums
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