“The Architecture of the Book” Symposium March 7-10

The Architecture of the Book: Critical Issues that Inform the Artist’s Book” is an international symposium hosted by Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador. The conference will facilitate critical discourse on the artist’s book from interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives. The symposium keynote speaker is Dr. Johanna Drucker, writer, book artist and Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. Accompany events inlude two public workshops on book arts construction and advanced methods, an opening reception for the exhibition “The Architecture Uncanny” (prints, photographs and book works by Marlene MacCallum), an open portfolio evening, studio tours and more. Montreal-based book artist and photographer Ewa Monika Zebrowski informed me of this interesting event; she will be a presenter. Visit her website to view her beautiful books! Her most recent self-published artist book, Poetry in the Landscape: The Robert Frost Trail is available via Photo-eye, an indepentent bookstore that has been a loyal distributor of the self-published, limited edition artist’s book.

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