Nyon, Switzerland

23 - 27 August, 2006



308 persons from 33 countries
took part in the Nyon Congress. Eight exhibitions were on show, in Geneva, Lausanne, the Swiss National Museum in Prangins and Nyon itself. Four talks and a discussion took place. There were two optional excursions, and each was attended by 100 persons.





                         talks and debates


Click on each link below to access the texts and images of the presentation...

 Ex-libris in France: born to be pasted into books
by Jean-François Chassaing, President of AFCEL

• Creating an ex-libris database: the example of the Franks Collection at the British Museum
by Anthony Pincott, Bookplate Society, London

• New ways in the world of ex-libris
by Prof. Martin Baeyens,
artist and professor of graphic arts at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Ghent, Belgium.

• How to arouse interest in ex-libris?
Group discussion

• Eros and Thanatos: ex-libris images as cultural wallpaper (be a little patient please... it's a big document)
by Mauricio Cruz, artist and author, Colombia