Artist Talk

Stills Gallery, Edinburgh: 31 May: 6-7.30pm

Attend the Talk

This talk will focus on environmentally conscious approaches to the making of photobooks. Tamsin will present her own work along with research by the Sustainable Photobook Publishing (SPP) network.

re.think | re.use | approaching sustainable photobook making

Agitate Gallery, Edinburgh: 1 June 2024 - 9:30 - 12 

Attend the Workshop

This workshop will involve the collaborative development of photobooks using re-purposed materials. The workshop will be facilitated by Tamsin Green.

A Bigger Book Fair (ABBF)

Peckham24, London: 17-19 May 2024

Visit the book fair

manual.editions will be taking part in the first edition of ABBF in Peckham as part of Peckham 24. Join us:

Friday Night: 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 -18:00

Digital Residency - Photoworks

Online: March 2024

Tamsin is doing a digital residency with Photoworks for the month of March. The residency will include a filmed studio visit and 'in conversation' with curator Julia Bunnemann, and a book review. Follow along for insights into our books...

The Photobook Ecosystem: Reaching for Critical Mass

Thurs 18th April: 7pm CEST/ 6pm BST / 2pm BRT/ 1pm EDT (ONLINE)

Watch the Recording

A panel discussion with Tanya BusseMondo Books & Arctic Art Book Fair (Tromsø, Norway), Michelle Dunn MarshMinor Matters Books (Seattle, USA), João Pedro Lima & Alix BredaSelo Turvo & Lovely House (São Paulo, Brazil), Emily ShefferDust Collective (Boston, USA). Moderated by Delphine Bedel (Amsterdam, NL)

The Sustainable Photobook

Photoworks Summit, Fabrica, Brighton: 12-13 March 2024

Visit the Festival

The fourth iteration of our SPP network reading room will be held at the Photoworks Summit. Featuring two days of presentations, performances, round tables and practical sessions, an opportunity to meet, exchange and collaborate.

Bound Art Book Fair

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester: 25-26 November 2023

Visit the book fair

manual.editions will be participating in Bound Art Book Fair in Manchester for the first time this November.

Polycopies Book Fair

Bateau Concorde-Atlantique, Paris: 11-12 November 2023

Visit the book fair

manual.editions will be returning to Polycopies book fair this year with a pop-up over the weekend on the Saturday and Sunday. Looking forward to more conversations about books whilst bobbing on the Seine. 

Book Launch & Talk

Photobookcafe, 4 Leonard Circus, London: 1 November 2023: 6-9pm

Listen to the recording

We will be launching WALKING OUT OF SLEEP by Tamsin Green at the Photobook Cafe where Tamsin will be in conversation with Olivia Edward. The event is an opportunity to see the book and hear more about the content and making of the work.

Sustainability & Photobooks

Impressions Gallery, Bradford: 28 October 2023

Attend the Events

Looking forward to participating in this annual photobook fair which this year is highlighting the important topic of sustainable photobook publishing. Tamsin will be part of a panel discussion and SPP network workshop on collaborative photobook making.

The Sustainable Photobook

Books on Photography, BOP-23, Bristol: 7-8 October 2023

Visit the Festival

The third iteration of our SPP network reading room will be held at the Paintworks Event Space.

Tamsin will be giving a curators tour of the exhibition on both the Saturday and Sunday from 1.30-2pm.

The Sustainable Photobook

Fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland: 15 - 25 June 2023

Visit the Festival

The second iteration of our SPP network exhibition.

Tamsin Green, founder of the SPP network, will be giving a talk as part of the Late brunch with photobooks event, come and join us to hear more about the network and the exhibition - 18.06.23 - 11am CET

The Sustainable Photobook

FORMAT23, Derby, UK: 16 March - 9 April 2023

Visit the Festival

This reading room seeks to engage photobook makers and consumers in an urgent discussion about sustainability. How are we making books? How are we distributing books? How can we make responsible choices as a consumer?

re.think | re.use | approaching sustainable photobook making

Derby City Lab, Derby: 18 March 2023 - 10:30 - 13:30 GMT

Attend the Workshop

This workshop will involve the collaborative development of photobooks using re-purposed materials. The workshop will be facilitated by Ed Sykes, Sayako Sugawara, Tamsin Green.

H.A.B Art Fair 

65 Dalston Lane, London, E8 2NG: 28-29 January 2023

Visit the Fair

Looking forward to being a part of H.A.B Art Fair in Dalston this weekend. The fair will feature a selection of independent and self-publishers, artists, and bookstores in the fields of visual arts.

Urbanautica Journal

by Steve Bisson (Jan 2023) 

"An example of this deviation of the "sapiens" species comes from the work of Tamsin Green, always aimed at investigating and understanding the reasons for our anthropocentric being."

Read the Article


Bateau Concorde-Atlantique, Paris: 9-13 November 2022

Visit the book fair

manual.editions will be part of Polycopies on board the Bateau Concorde-Atlantique, floating on the Seine.

Tamsin will be presenting SCALE & SUBSTANCE as part of the OPEN SCENE  on Thursday 10th Nov 2022 at 2pm.

BOP-22 Book Fair

Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol: 8-9 October 2022

Visit the book fair

manual.editions will be part of BOP-22 with The Photobook Club Collective

We are having a group book signing on Saturday 8 October from 3pm.

Loupe Issue 13: Sustainability

Sept. 2022

Buy the magazine

Sustainability permeates every aspect of our lives and is now a necessity, not a choice. Human innovation, determination and persistence is more important than ever and will ultimately decide the fate of our planet.

The magazine includes a commissioned article about our recent publication Scale & Substance as well as our work with sustainable photobook publishing.

Ways of Seeing: GREEN

Bell House, Dulwich: 14/15, 21/22 May 2022

Visit the exhibition

Our books and their insert prints are currently on display in Dulwich as part of this wonderful group show exploring the meaning of ‘green’ to coincide with the 50th anniversary of John Berger’s iconic television series Ways of Seeing. 

Scale & Substance: Tamsin Green in Conversation with Sid Motion and Dafna Talmor

Photofusion Gallery, London: 31 March 2022, (6.30pm)

Read the transcription
Listen to the conversation

An artist talk on occasion of the exhibition and publication Scale & Substance. The conversation explores representations of landscape, process, construction, working with scale, and the relationship between text and image within each of the artist's practices.

The Photobook Ecosystem Talk

Online: 26 April 2022, (6pm BST)

Co-presented by spp network and 10x10 Photobooks

Watch the Recording
Read the Summary

A panel discussion with Loose Joints — Lewis Chaplin & Sarah Piegay Espenon, Catriona Gourlay (NAL, V&A), Paul John (Jan van Eyck Academie, Endless Editions) and Tamsin Green (manual.editions, SPP Network). Moderated by Amelie Schuele (FOAM) and Daria Tuminas (FOTODOK).

Book Launch - Scale & Substance

Photofusion Gallery, London: 17 March 2022, (6.30-9pm)

Attend the launch

Our new book published on occasion of the exhibition Scale & Substance by Tamsin Green at Photofusion Gallery, London (18 March - 22 April 2022). Our books are on display in the 'reading room' throughout the exhibition.

Artist book making workshop 

Photofusion Gallery, London: 22, 24, 26.03, 8.04.2022

Attend the workshop

This workshop is for photographic artists who have a project that they wish to make into a book. Topics will include visual communication, environmental approaches to book making, book structures and binding, as well as development and review of participants book dummies. 

The Photobook Club pop-up bookshop

The Royal Photographic Society, Bristol: from 8 February 2022

Visit the bookshop

Books, zines and postcards from 26 of the members of The Photobook Club collective (including Tamsin Green with this is how the earth must see itself) are now part of a specially designed bookshop at RPS House, Bristol.

C4 Book Review 

by Eugenie Shinkle: C4 Journal (Dec 2021)

Read the article

"This is how the earth must see itself: as something that came before the map and that will go on existing long after the last maps are made, bemused, perhaps, by our attempts to bring order to it." 

Artist Books and Publishing Talk

Photofusion: 25 November 2021, 6.45pm (ONLINE)

Attend the talk

In conversation between Roelof Bakker, Tamsin Green and Wendy Aldiss about publishing their own photobooks and starting an imprint.

SELECT/21 Exhibition

Photofusion: 10 Dec 2021 - 21 Jan 2022

Visit the exhibition

A deconstructed edition of 'this is how the earth must see itself' by Tamsin Green will be exhibited at SELECT/21 Exhibition at Photofusion Gallery, London.

Photomonitor Book Feature

Photomonitor: Dec 2021

Read the interview

Tamsin Green interviewed by Kim Shaw about the process of making her latest project, ‘this is how the earth must see itself’, what it’s like as a woman making work in the landscape and the manual.editions library. 

Artist books and the environment Feature

V&A Museum: Oct 2021

Read the article

'this is how the earth must see itself' and manual.editions are featured in the article Artist books and the environment by V&A curator Catriona Gourlay. 

This follows the Victoria and Albert Museums recent acquisition of the book.

BOP at Bristol Photo Festival

Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol: 22-24 October 2021

Visit the book fair

BOP 21 – Books on Photography – is an annual festival bringing together a wide-ranging group of photobook publishers, booksellers and photographers from across Europe.

manual.editions will be there with The Photobook Club Collective, come and say hi. We are having a book signing on Saturday 23 October from 2-4pm.

Impressions Gallery Book Fair

Impressions Gallery, Bradford: 9 October 2021: 11am - 4.30pm

Visit the book fair

Enjoy a feast of international publishers, book stalls, talks, book launches, and more – both online and in-person.

manual.editions will be part of the Book Fair with with our new book this is how 'the earth must see itself' , come and say hi.

RPS Journal Online
'A journey into the world of photobooks' feature

RPS Journal: Sept 2021

Read the article

Very happy to share this article about the founding of manual.editions, and our new book ‘this is how the earth must see itself: A walk with Natural Features’, following a recent conversation with Jennifer Constable.

FIEBRE Photobook Fest 2021

Sunday 12 September 2021: 11:30am CET/ 10:30am GMT - ONLINE

Attend the Talk

manual.editions are excited to be taking part in Fiebre Photobook Fest from 07-12 September 2021.

Tamsin will be speaking about ‘this is how the earth must see itself: A walk with Natural Features’ on Sunday 12 September at 11:30am CET/ 10:30am GMT. Part of the Talking Books programme taking place over the course of the festival. We hope to see you there!

Shortlisted for the GLOVER RAYNER PRIZE

Photofusion: July 2021

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

The prize recognises photographic work that raises questions about our fragile environment and the pressing issues of climate change, sustainability, biodiversity and more.

Book Launch: JUNE 2021

Online: 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.

Exhibited at FORMAT/21

FORMAT/21: PRESENTS 18 May - 13 June 2021- Eagle Market (Derby)

Visit the exhibition

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.

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

Exhibited in SALON/21

Photofusion: 13 July - 28 August 2021

Visit the exhibition

'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.

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