Medium & Materiality: The Symposium on the Book

An examination of artist's books and the hows and whys of the book as an artistic medium.

2 p.m.: A selection of artist's books will be on display.

2:30 p.m.: A panel disucssion among four graduate student artists: Catherine Clements, Alec Kaus, Alex McClay and Ciel Rodriguez. Moderated by Eileen Wallace, senior lecturer in printmaking and book arts.

3:30 Keynote address by Ellen Knudson, "In Defense of the Book." Knudson, a book artist and graphic designer, is the founder of Crooked Letter Press. Her work is the synthesis of images and words in the form of letterpress printed handmade books and printed matter.

The Symposium on the Book is a semiannual symposium sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the UGA Libraries and the UGA Department of English. Registration is not required.


Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Room 277
300 S Hull Street, Athens, GA 30605

Event Type

Lectures and Discussions, Exhibitions




Arts & Culture

Office of Research, University of Georgia Libraries, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Department of English
Event Contact Name

Anne DeVine

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