2017 Exhibitions

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2017 Exhibitions

Items in the 2017 Exhibitions Collection

The Body is Merely the Apparition of a Framework
This exhibition speaks to the ephemeral nature of the corporeal body, the nullity of selfhood under the paradigm of the image, the vacuity of an identity under duress, and its nodal, atomized, and specular character. A series of photographic…

The Book, Embodied
Books often exist as relatively autonomous art objects, detached from the bodies who made them. The Book, Embodied explores how artist publications insert or make reference to corporeality - whether through investigations of health and illness,…

Slow Type
Typographic style for the page and that for the screen has been an ongoing conversation, with high priority given to the digital. Type and wordsetting are idealized for rapid repetition, reproduction, and accessibility of form; if not that, then it…

Revival: 50 Years of Artists’ Vinyl
What defines an artists’ record? Is it the distinction between music and sound, between mainstream and experimental? The answer is perhaps as nebulous as any sub-genre within artists’ publishing. Our record collection includes experimental jazz…

FluxFest! 2017
This year's exhibition features works from the archive of Don Boyd, curated by Keith Buchholz. Don Boyd served as the Director of the Fluxus West art movement and passed away on October 3rd, 2015.

Post / Natural
Through an exhibition, satellite library, and series of events, Post/Natural explores how artists are approaching the Anthropocene, post-natural landscapes, ecology, environmental activism, and disruptions of the binary between ”nature" and…

Text/ile
There is an inherent relationship between handmade books which are sewn using fibers, sometimes on chords, and the sewing of garments. In addition to this extrinsic relationship, paper is itself a fiber. Text/ile examines the history of imparting…

Visualizing Queer Heresies
Visualizing Queer Heresies brings together visual works and ephemera surrounding the themes of witchcraft, queerness, and the disruption of indigenous spiritualities as a result of European colonization. The exhibition showcases works that excavate…

Advanced Artists' Books Display Case Show
Myungah Hyon's Advanced Artists' Books class in the Printmedia Department presents their work. 

ON DISPLAY
Some artists’ books are easier to display in glass display cases than others. One can install, say, an accordion book behind glass so that its beholder can experience it without much limitation. However, codex books—those that are bound around a…