Friday, 18 September 2009

stilled lives

stilled lives (detail of front cover). Photography Tony Richards.

stilled lives is a new limited edition artists’ book edited by Carson & Miller. It takes as its starting point the books held by Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections. Twenty-two contributors – including artists, designers, writers and poets – have reinterpreted this museum collection across the pages of this collaborative work.

Across the Garden Wall (The Last Lads) Clinton Cahill. Photography by Tony Richards.

stilled lives is published by Manchester School of Art’s Righton Press (Manchester Metropolitan University) and is edited by artists Carson & Miller. The book is currently displayed as part of MMU Special Collections latest exhibition: The Story of Things.

stilled lives is published in a limited edition of 130. Each copy is signed by the contributors and comes with a slip cover (price £55, ISBN: 978-1-900756-54-4).

Signed contributor pages from stilled lives . Photography by Tony Richards.

More about Righton Press
Righton Press is both a publisher and a book making collective based in the School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University. Work from Righton Press is actively collected, with members’ books in many collections, including Tate Gallery and the V&A. More information available at

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