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Freedom of the presses : artists' books in the twenty-first century

Freedom of the presses : artists' books in the twenty-first century / edited by Marshall Weber.
  • Brooklyn, NY : Booklyn, [2018]
  • ©2018

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TextUse in libraryIn transitMDTT 20-909Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308


Additional Authors
Weber, Marshall,
221 pages : illustrations (chiefly color); 23 cm
Alternative Title
  • Artists' books in the 21st Century
  • Artists' books in the twenty-first century
  • "Writings and art by: Kurt Allerslev, Tia Blassingame, Stephen Dupont, Karen Eliot, Bridget Elmer, Ganzeer, Sarah Kirk Hanley, Fly-O, Richard J. Lee, Mobile Print Power, Janelle Rebel, Florencia San Martin, Aaron Sinift, Suzy Taraba, Deborah Ultan, Marshall Weber, Anton Wurth, and Xu Bing."--Cover.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
A closed book is a treasure trove of wild possibility / Kurt Allerslev -- Dear book arts: African American artists and the book form / Tia Blassingame -- A place for activist art: Brooklyn and twenty-first-century agitprop / Sarah Kirk Hanley -- Some people are maniacs (excerpt) / Fly-O -- The root of the matter: The artists' book in the twenty-first century / Karen Eliot -- The Queens memory project: The tradition of radical American storytelling / Richard J. Lee -- To not forget twice: Art and social change in artists' book from Latin America / Florencia San Martín -- An early lesson in touch and tact / Ganzeer -- A queer community of books / Suzy Taraba -- Lost dogs / Stephen Dupont -- Publishing works through public participation / Mobile Print Power -- Freedom of the presses: activating library resources through collaborative curating / Bridget Elmer, Janelle Rebel, Marshall Weber -- The use of type in artists' books / Anton Würth -- Square word calligraphy and book from the ground / Xu Bing -- Counterculture publications for engaged learning / Deborah Ultan -- Weaving stories: Artists in collaboration with Gandhi Ashrams / Aaron Sinift -- Biographies -- Sponsors -- Patrons.
Call Number
MDTT 20-909
  • 9780692166789
  • 0692166785
Freedom of the presses : artists' books in the twenty-first century / edited by Marshall Weber.
Brooklyn, NY : Booklyn, [2018]
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Type of Content
still image
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Includes bibliographical references.
Freedom of the Presses is a textbook and a toolbox for using artists' books and creative publications to further community engagement and social justice projects. The book aims to expand and enhance scholarship about creative book-making relevant to the diverse global community of librarians, publishers and readers. Freedom of the Presses features commentary and images from contemporary artists and scholars.
Chronological Term
Added Author
Weber, Marshall, editor.
Added Title
Artists' books in the twenty-first century
Artists' books in the 21st Century
Research Call Number
MDTT 20-909
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