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FOXHOLE Magazine featured an article by Michelle Abadie on the handmade FOUND books.

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Cover image: Found by Michelle Abadie


Unveil'd Book Fair, Exeter - selected for the photography book fair.

Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair - selected for the book fair on the opening weekend of the Liverpool Biennial.

The Exchange @ Brunswick East, London - I have five books in The Exchange, which is an independent artist bookstore formed from an (ever growing) collection of independently producedartist's books, zines and comics from over 100 artists and arts collectives. All items within the collection are available for sale with all proceeds going directly to the artists.

Artists' Book Market, Baltic - selected for the book market.


Made in Bristol - took part in Made in Bristol Gift Fair, selling handmade artist's books.

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Work, Rest and Play: British Photography from the 1960s until Today, an exhibition curated by The Photographers’ Gallery, London, includes four of John Hinde edition prints. It is opening at the OCT-Loft Shenzen on 9 May 2015 and will tour from here onto venues in Shanghai, Beijing and Xiamen.

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‘Second Sight’ The David Kronn Collection, an exhibition at IMMA, Dublin, includes On the road to Keem Strand, Achill Island, Co. Mayo Ireland which was recently acquired from Dr Kronn.

john hinde edition prints


The Apron, Dublin Airport, Ireland is showing at Venice Biennale of Architecture 2014. Gary A Boyd and John Mclaughlin were selected to act as co-curators. The overall theme of the international Venice Biennale 2014 is entitled 'Absorbing Modernism' 1914-2014. They have also reproduced several of the other airport photographs including The Terminal Building, Cork Airport, Ireland.


Art13, London - the John Hinde Collection prints were shown.

The Photographers' Gallery Print Sales - John Hinde Collection printswere exhibited at the Print Sales department at the same time as the mass observation exhibition in the main gallery, which featured some of the photographs that John Hinde took during WWII in London. Through on and off line marketing, we gained coverage for the prints and later the exhibition in many national newspapers and magazines, including The Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Coast Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, British Journal of Photography, The Independent.

Unseen Amsterdam - the John Hinde Collection prints were shown.


TASCHEN introduces the Portrait of a City Art Edition series. For each edition, limited to only 500 copies, a legendary local fashion designer has designed a bespoke fabric to line the cover, and a large signed and numbered print of one of the images from the book is included.

The images they have chosen are John Hinde Collection's Piccadilly at Night and City of London Policeman both photographed by Elmar Ludwig. The book features another three photographs from the John Hinde Collection.


john hinde edition prints

2011 - present day

John Hinde Collection edition prints and exhibition  Michelle Abadie and Marcus Davies restored 45 of the original transparencies that were used to print the classic 1960s and 70s postcards. One of the aims of the project was to raise the profile of photographer John Hinde.

In February 2011, they received the first transparencies from John Hinde Ltd to scan and digitally restore.

The Digital C-type Prints were launched at Vintage Festival July 2011 at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

This is an ongoing project.

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8000 years of wisdom – a compilation of the memories and anecdotes of 100 octogenarians, including Patrick Moore, Tony Benn, Nicholas Parsons, Rev. Ian Paisley, Michael Bond, John Berry. Michelle Abadie gathered and collated the interviews for the book, which was published by Accent Press in 2010. A percentage of the profits go to The Royal Hospital, London.

John Hinde Postcard Archive websiteworking with a Devon-based photographer, Marcus Davies, Michelle Abadie designed and built a website to catalogue thousands of the most classic postcards from the 1960s and 1970s ( This is the only comprehensive online archive of classic John Hinde postcards from the 1960s and 1970s. It is also a valuable source of information and stories about John Hinde and the company.

One of the aims of the project through the website was to raise the profile of photographer John Hinde.

This is an ongoing project.


Nothing to write home about, a book of postcards and their messages, which celebrates the heyday of the British holiday postcard; with essays by Ben Highmore, National Media Museum and Edmund Nagele FRPS; collated by Michelle Abadie and Susan Beale; published by The Friday Project in 2007. A percentage of the profits go to Carers UK.

Charity celebrity-written postcard auction was organised in conjunction with the launch of Nothing to write home about. We collected then auctioned 70 celebrity written, signed and in some cases augmented, John Hinde postcards. Contributors included Tracey Emin, Jamie Hewlett, David Tennant, Joanna Lumley, Steven Fry, Harry Hill, Damon Albarn.
Click here to see the full list.

2001 - present day

Artist’s books, Hand bound books, designed and collated by Michelle Abadie. These books are entirely hand produced so no two are the same. First shown at Made in Bristol, 2015.

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Greetings cards, digitally manipulated photographs and paintings, sold at art centres in the South West.


‘Changing Views’, digital artist for Artsreach, shortlisted.


Concertina style books, exhibited at The Study Gallery, Poole, Dorset.

Flickbooks, exhibited at 'Off the shelf', Sherborne, Dorset; Hardware Gallery, London.


Legible City, digital artist, shortlisted.