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[BKARTS] Podcast of a forum on the Book of Origins exhibition and the book arts in Anchorage, AK

Podcast of the "Book of Origins Forum" at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

The Book of Origins Forum included book binder Artemis Bona Dea, artist Susan Share, antiquarian book seller William Lorch, Garry Kaulitz from the UAA Art Department and Phyllis Fast from the UAA Anthropology Department. They discussed various aspects of the Book of Origins including an introduction to design binding, the history of fine books, the importance of printmaking and letter press, book making as an art form, and the implications of native creation stories in book form and the role of the wampum belt as a way to communicate.

The podcast can be heard at <http://greenandgold.uaa.alaska.edu/podcasts/index.php?id=158>.

See the exhibition online at <http://library.syr.edu/digital/exhibits/b/bookoforigins/>.

Peter D. Verheyen
Bookbinder & Conservator, PA - AIC
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