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

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

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

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Additional Authors
Weber, Marshall,
Description
221 pages : illustrations (chiefly color); 23 cm
Alternative Title
  • Artists' books in the 21st Century
  • Artists' books in the twenty-first century
Subjects
Note
  • "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.
Contents
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
ISBN
  • 9780692166789
  • 0692166785
Title
Freedom of the presses : artists' books in the twenty-first century / edited by Marshall Weber.
Publisher
Brooklyn, NY : Booklyn, [2018]
Copyright Date
©2018
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary
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
2000-2099
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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