Victoria & Albert Museum book acquisition

'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green has been acquired by the V&A to join the National Art Library. The book will be available to view by the public at their reading rooms in South Kensington. 

The National Art Library is both a major reference library and the Victoria & Albert Museum's curatorial department for the art, craft and design of the book.

FIEBRE Photobook Fest 2021

manual.editions are excited to be taking part in Fiebre Photobook Festival from 07-12 September 2021. Stay tuned for more details and the full line up of the festivals workshops and events!

The Library is Open

If you live in the UK and would like to spend a week with one of our books you can now borrow them. Handmade books are not accessible to everyone, and some of us would like to borrow rather than buy. 

Books sell out, but there will always be one copy available to borrow. The price is £10 and includes outward Postage & Packaging.

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Shortlisted for the GLOVER RAYNER PRIZE

'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green has been shortlisted for the inaugural Glover Rayner Prize.

The Glover Rayner Prize has been established during Photofusion's 30th anniversary year by founder member Gina Glover and the long-time chair of the board, Dr Geof Rayner. The prize recognises photographic work that raises questions about our fragile environment and the pressing issues of climate change, sustainability, biodiversity and more.

More information about the environmental credentials of the book can be found here, and Tamsin's wider practice ethos here.


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Exhibited at SALON/21: July 2021

'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green will be exhibited as part of SALON/21 from 13 July 2021 at Photofusion, London. Huge thank you to the selectors Emma Bowkett and Zelda Cheatle.

SALON/21: 13 July - 28 August 2021
Photofusion, 3Space International House, 6 Canterbury Crescent, Brixton SW9 7QD


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Exhibited at FORMAT21 Presents: MAY 2021

A deconstructed edition of 'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green will be exhibited at FORMAT:21 from 18 May 2021. For this exhibition we recycled the print proof copy of the book and sewed the individual signatures to sheets of greyboard (a 100% recycled fibre board).

The Exhibition will present work by 9 artists and photographers, kindly supported by GRAIN, FORMAT, QUAD, Arts Council England.

FORMAT21: PRESENTS 18 May - 13 June 2021, Eagle Market (Derby)


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Book Launch: JUNE 2021

Our first edition, 'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green, will be released in a limited edition of 58 handmade books in June 2021. The pre-sale will launch on 18 May 2021.

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