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Book As Art 7: Wonders- Opening Reception

2019-08-23 19:00:00 2019-08-23 21:00:00 America/New_York Book As Art 7: Wonders- Opening Reception Decatur Library

Friday, August 23
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-08-23 19:00:00 2019-08-23 21:00:00 America/New_York Book As Art 7: Wonders- Opening Reception Book As Art: Wonders is the seventh edition of this critically acclaimed artist book exhibition established by the Decatur Arts Alliance in 2013. Works will be displayed in the Periodicals Room. Decatur Library

Book As Art: Wonders is the seventh edition of this critically acclaimed artist book exhibition established by the Decatur Arts Alliance in 2013. Works will be displayed in the Periodicals Room.

A book begins as a small mass of material, formed and pressed into life by ideas, words, and machines. A concept becomes thought, becomes word, becomes book, becomes sculpture. From the tactile complexity of handmade paper, to the alteration of existing volumes, to a variety of other materials and concepts, these objects, in an increasingly digital world, stubbornly survive. The objects in this exhibition will interpret the concept of the book and invite the viewer to look beyond the printed page to where word has become form.

Book As Art: Wonders is the seventh edition of this critically acclaimed artist book exhibition established by the Decatur Arts Alliance in 2013. Entries hail from across the United States and around the world, and from emerging artists as well as recognized masters in the genre. The Book As Art is pleased to present these examples from the finest in the field.

Jurors  for 2019 are Denise Bookwalter, Tallahassee, FL; Mari Eckstein Gower, Redmond, WA; and Andrew Huot, Atlanta, GA. 

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Exhibits |

TAGS: | georgia center for the book's festival of writers |

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