A unique collection of bookbindings can be seen at the Adam Mickiewicz University Library in Poznan.
An exhibition of bookbinding works by members of the Polish Bookbinders' Association will be on display until 30 September.
- The vast majority are unique, unrepeatable bindings. The creators of many of them can be called artists, as they were created based on their own concept," says the exhibition curator, Katarzyna Kubiś.
- The exhibition shows the variety of styles and techniques used in contemporary Polish bookbinding.
Among them are bindings made in classical techniques (e.g. parchment bindings), bindings stylised as historical bindings, as well as modern bindings. Some are very simple, some, on the contrary, are very rich in various details.
They all have one thing in common: it takes many hours of work and many years of practice to achieve such effects," adds Katarzyna Kubiś.
The exhibition is presented in the lobby of the Library's main building on Ratajczaka Street.