Betty Radin Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collection of the work of Betty Radin, examples of her photocopying work, some published by the Writers Forum and exhibition catalogues.

Administrative / Biographical History

Betty Radin (fl.1970s-fl.1990s) wrote concrete, or visual poetry since the 1960s. She lived and worked in London and used various media including graphics, collage, photomontage, photocopying , slideshow, computer works, perspex and mirrored objects. She was exhibited in the UK since 1969 and internationally published and exhibited since 1972. Concrete or visual, poetry has its origins in literature and art form cave drawings and hieroglyphics to early Latin, Greek and Hebrew texts to medieval word pictures and calligraphy.

Conditions Governing Access

Access for visitors is by appointment only.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Betty Radin.

Other Finding Aids

List available at the Library (database)

Archivist's Note

Description by Althea Greenan, MAKE 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub as part of Genesis 2009 Project.

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