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[BKARTS] Book Artisit Paul Johnson



MOVABLE MAGIC
A Suitcase Full of Pop-Up Books

A Lecture by Paul Johnson
Sunday July 30, 2006
3:00 pm
Brickbottom Artists Building, Gallery
Somerville, MA

Watch Paul Johnson pull a library's worth of books from a single suitcase! 
He'll talk about the endless power of the book as an aesthetic, 
architectural form and its special fascination for children of all ages.

This lecture is sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book 
Workers and hosted by the Brickbottom Artists Association.  Free and open to 
the public.

About the presenter:
Paul Johnson is internationally recognized for his pioneering work in 
developing literacy through the book arts, and as a paper and book artist. 
Author of over fifteen titles including A Book of One's Own,
Literacy through the Book Arts and Pop-up Paper Engineering, he directed the 
Book Art Project at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) until recently. 
His work is in the collections of the Cooper- Hewitt Museum in New York, the 
National Gallery, the Library of Congress, the University of California at 
Berkley and Yale University, among other institutions. Paul resides in 
Manchester, England, and presents workshops internationally. He exhibits 
widely and has been elected to the UK Craft Council's select index of 
British designer-makers.

Directions to Brickbottom can be found online at: www.brickbottom.org.

Questions?  Email Jeff Altepeter at jeff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

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