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Sharmini Pereira

Art Books as Artworks

by Eliza Gluckman

Inquiring visitors to Sharmini Pereira's neat North London apartment are likely to leave laden with books—books about books'that chronicle their fascinating history in art works and as artworks. Over green tea in her kitchen-cum-office, Pereira talks with a giddy passion about books without surrendering her sense of authority, detailing her long-standing infatuation, which has led the imaginative curator to her latest endeavor.

SIMRYN GILL, Pearls, page 20, 2008. Courtesy the artist and Raking Leaves, London.

In March, Pereira launched her new publishing…

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