2017 Exhibitions

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2017 Exhibitions

Items in the 2017 Exhibitions Collection

Strange Documents and Fragile Vehicles
Selections from Printmedia's "Adventures in Self Publishing" class taught by Conor Stechschulte, with teaching assistant Kera Ling. Work by: Riley Barnes, Jessica Birn, Irene Boyias, Caroline Cash, Lola Dement Myers, Paul Gallet, Alison Golcher, Eli…

Tammy Nguyen: How to Breathe in Selected Tropics
How to Breathe in Selected Tropics is a visual novella by Tammy Nguyen. The novella takes the form of books, pamphlets, and works on paper organized in four boxes. Each box is a chapter in the novella: Cyclops, Hog, Fan, and Banana. This project is…

Flipping the Garden
This satellite library explores the architecture of intimate landscapes, inspired by the contemplative spatial relations of traditional Chinese gardens. Artists' publications exploring topics of space,  landscape, the body, water, and food. 

The Short Forever
A notion: We have entered a new geological period - the Anthropocene - in which human activity is the dominating biogeochemical force on the planet. Through trash, radiation, dust, plastic and so many other means we’ve inscribed ourselves into that…

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…