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[BKARTS] Book Arts Symposium



                             THE ART OF

                         KEEPING IT TOGETHER

               The 8th annual New Jersey Book Arts Symposium

                           8 November 2002



On November 8th 2002, Rutgers University will sponsor the eighth annual
New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, THE ART OF KEEPING IT TOGETHER. The
all-day event will be held at the John Cotton Dana Library,
Rutgers--Newark.


The all-day program (8:45 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.) includes the following events:

+ Workshop on pronto plate printing by Eileen Foti, Master Printer
of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper (RCIPP).

+ Four presentations by New Jersey book artists:

Jacqueline Clipsham
Sarah K. Stengle
Maryann Miller
Karen Guancione


LUNCH!!


+ Three papers (loosely) relating to the theme, THE ART OF KEEPING IT
TOGETHER.

Presenters:

Lorraine Piroux (Assoc. Professor, French Dept., New Brunswick): "Monkey
Business at Utopia Parkway: The Books of Joseph Cornell."

Mindell Dubansky (Head Preservation Thoms Watson Library, Metropolitan
Museum of Art): "Blooks: Things That Look Like Books, and Why."

Heyward Ehrlich (Assoc. Professor, Eng. Dept., Newark): "Kabbalah, Oral
and Visual."

Judith K. Brodsky, founding director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative
Print and Paper, will introduce the speakers and respond afterwards.


                        FEATURED SPEAKER

                           JUNE WAYNE


* THE ART OF KEEPING IT TOGETHER: Artists Books and the Gensis of Tamarind

June Wayne, the founding director of the Tamarind Institute, in New
Mexico, will speak about her experiments with artist book making in 1958
and how they directly led to her founding the Tamarind Institute. (see
http://www.unm.edu/~tamarind/aboutus.html#history)


* AMENITIES

+ TRADITIONAL Book Artists' Jam

Tables and chairs are provided for symposiasts to share work and discuss
what they are doing, and view the work of others.  For photographs of Jams
past, see
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rulib/spcol/bookarts/pictures.htm, scroll
down to BOOK ARTISTS JAM; and
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rulib/spcol/bookarts/photographs/pictures9.html

+ THE ART OF KEEPING IT TOGETHER Exhibition Opening and Receptions:

Group show, curated by Guest curator, Karen Guancione, featuring the work
of Jacqueline Clipsham, Eileen Foti, Karen Guancione, Maryann Miller,
Sarah K. Stengle, Marcia Wilson, June Wayne, and others.

The exhibition will also include prints and pages created to honor
Suellen Glashausser.

Jazz musicians will perform music that Inspired Intervals and Rhythms of
the Landscape, by Jacqueline Clipsham, at the exhibition opening.

+ There will also be videos of installation art and the cd from Intervals
and Rhythms of the Landscape being projected in adjoining rooms.


Registration for the full day, with lunch, is $30. Students will be
permitted to attend for free, but *must* register in advance.

For more information see our website:
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rulib/spcol/bookarts/Symposiumentry.htm


Please, register early: room seating is limited.

For immediate registration call 973 353 5222, or 973 353 5223.



Best
Michael Joseph

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