Gill Partington is a fellow in book history at the Institute of English Studies, University of London. She is one of the founders and editors of Inscription, Journal of Material Text/

How to do things with words – and make art at the same time

At the Henry Moore Institute, artists and poets are hanging on to language for all they’ve got, finding meaning in the spaces between writing and objects

17 Nov 2023

How to read books without words

Modern artists have managed to make surprisingly strong statements on blank or partially erased pages

15 Sep 2023