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Book Art Biennial Symposium


Book Art Biennial Symposium
Saturday, July 22 - Sunday, July 23

Join us for this special series of talks that explore the broad definition of "book" in contemporary artistic practice.

Saturday, July 22; 8:30am–4:30pm

  • Keynote address by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.;
  • Making Books, presented by Simon Goode, founder and director of the London Centre for Book Arts;
  • The Constellation Metaphor, presented by Karen Kunc, artist, educator, and founder of Constellation Studios;
  • Book Arts in Havana, presented by Steven Daiber, proprietor of Red Trillium Press;
  • We Are What We Do, presented by Angie Butler, letterpress scholar, University of the West of England;
  • Report from the Field: Papermaking as Community Catalyst, presented by Mary Hark, Professor in Design Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison;
  • Medium to Message: Art as Culture-making/Public-making, a panel discussion with artists Sam Gould, Lacey Prpić Hedtke, Regula Russelle, and Elana Schwartzman, and moderated by Monica Edwards Larson.

Sunday, July 23; 10am–noon

We'll conclude the Symposium with Teaching the Book Arts: Making it Matter. In this informal roundtable discussion, facilitated by artist and instructor Rachel Melis, participants will share practical techniques with special emphasis on social engagement, accessibility, and grassroots practice.

Enjoy both days of the Book Art Biennial Symposium for $65. We are also pleased to offer a $30 student rate. Call 612 215 2520 to register, or click the link below.

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