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[BKARTS] Gary Frost to lecture on the "The Aesthetics of Conservation" and presenting a two-day workshop, November 3-5, Syracuse, NY

The Brodsky Endowment for the Advancement of Library Conservation is very please to announce that Gary Frost will lecture on the "The Aesthetics of Conservation" and present a two-day workshop (with Joyce Miller) on the Coptic and sewn-boards bindings.
    * Lecture: The Aesthetics of Conservation, 4 p.m., Friday, November 3. The lecture is free and open to the public.
    * Workshop: Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, 2006. Registration required.
    * Lecture & Workshop Venue: E.S. Bird Library, 6th Floor, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
About Gary Frost:
Gary Frost is an educator in book art and book conservation. He has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia University in New York and the University of Texas at Austin. He is currently the Conservator for the Libraries at the University of Iowa, and has been awarded the 2006 Banks/Harris Preservation Award by the ALCTS Division of the American Library Association. For more see his website (http://www.FutureoftheBook.com), which also features many of his writings on the history of the book, reading, library preservation, and host of other issues.

Lecture Description:
Supple and protective book action, a graceful and muted appearance and a wily feel for hand craft qualities are all aesthetic features of successful book conservation treatment. We will explore this subtle art and the quiet passions of the book conservator.

Workshop Description:
Gary Frost and Joyce Miller will instruct participants In this two-day workshop in the binding of two historical models * the Ethiopian codex journal and the sewn boards binding developed by Gary Frost heavily influenced by the former structure. These structures have strongly influenced library conservation, been applied to edition binding, and are integral to the book arts because of their straightforward structure. 
    * Workshop Dates: Saturday and Sunday, November 4-5, 2006
    * Hours: 10am - 5pm
    * Registration Fee: $125 + $40 materials fee
    * Registration Deadline: October 1, 2006
    * Enrollment: 14(maximum)

NOTE: Syracuse University students, staff, or faculty will be given first priority for workshop registration. A waiting list of registrants will be kept.
For more information on the workshop, directions, or accommodations, please see the Brodsky Endowment website at (http://library.syr.edu/information/spcollections/brodsky/), or contact Peter Verheyen
Peter D. Verheyen
Preservation & Digital Access Librarian
Special Collections Research Center
Syracuse University Library
Syracuse, NY 13244

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