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Aleksandr Skidan was born in Leningrad in 1965. His poetry collections include Delirium, In the Re-Reading, and Red Shift. He is also the author of two books of essays Critical Mass and The Resistance to/of Poetry. His poetry has been translated into…

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The reach and effect of zines has resonated across diverse audiences of like-minded people. Selfpublishing, in the form of a zine, has the potential to incite change and spark conversation around any subject. Whether one is interested in science…

This exhibition features a collection of artists' boxes containing or pertaining to mythologies, fear, the alphabet, worry, love, nazis, dancing shoes, television, the pope, sex, tiny books, fast food, childhood fascinations, the constitution,…

The Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection is pleased to display a traveling exhibition of Brazilian Cordel literature. ‘Livros de cordel’, Portuguese for “books on the string”, is a popular and vibrant poetic art form hailing from the Northeast…

"Sometimes a thing just happens, and we call that inspiration. Sometimes a great deal of practice comes before the making of something, and we call that craft. When emerging artists encounter the book form and make it into something personal and…

This selection from the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection concerns the range of interpretations between the triumphant and the disastrous, expressed through the medium of artists’ books. Small triumphs. Disasters that we wreak upon ourselves;…

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Currently on display in the 5th floor hallway cases are various posters from the archives of Randolph Street Gallery. RSG, an artist-run exhibition and performance space, existed in Chicago from 1979 to 1998 and provided the local, national, and…

Emerging in the 1950's, and becoming more prolific in the 1960's as a part of the Fluxus movement, mail art is a process, a conversation, a communicative art form, realized only when the work is mailed and received.Vittore Baroni, Eleanor Antin and…

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Scott Rettberg is associate professor of humanistic informatics in the department of linguistic, literary, and aesthetic studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Rettberg is the author or coauthor of works of electronic literature including The…

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Former SAIC faculty member David Grubbs and poet Susan Howe will discuss their recent collaborative work "Songs of the Labadie Tract" in the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection on November 15, 2007. "Songs of the Labadie Tract" is the second…
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