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[BKARTS] Skipping the Page opening January 18th



THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS

28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY  10001

Tel: 212 481- 0295

http://www.centerforbookarts.org <http://www.centerforbookarts.org/> 

 

Contact: 

Sarah Nicholls, Program Manager

snicholls@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

 

The Center for Book Arts Presents 

Skipping the Page

Organized by Graham Parker

Exhibition Dates: Friday, January 18 through March 29, 2008

Exhibition opening Friday, January 18, 2008 6 to 8pm

 

 

Skipping the Page takes as its starting point the idea of tempo as it
relates to the printed page, for a group show that touches on several
different artistic disciplines. In doing so it invites us to consider the
technology of the book as a device to depict and respond to the passing of
time, within a cultural moment when other technologies are more often
foregrounded as appropriate to the task.

 

All of the art works in Skipping the Page invoke an idea of rhythm, of mean
tempo - in many cases invoking that rhythm only to compromise it with acts
of ambiguity, failure, culture jamming, disruption, acceleration and
deceleration from an expected tempo of an action or process. The works in
Skipping the Page then are varied in form but united in exploring the uneven
rhythms of the passage of time. 

 

Including work by Michael Baers, Svetlana Boym, Beth Campbell, Julie
Chen/Barbara Tetenbaum, Tim Etchells, Hugo Glendinning, Neil Goldberg, Karen
Hanmer, Ryan Holmberg, Vlatka Horvat, Sam Lewitt, Marie Lorenz, Richard
McGuire, Trong Nguyen, Leah Oates, Mark Orange, Garrett Ricciardi, Marco
Roso, Seth Price, Barbara Tetenbaum,  Lan Tuazon, Uwasa, Chris Ware, and
432a(Nami Matsuo & Lars Niki). Organized by Graham Parker. 

Skipping the Page has been organized by artist and curator Graham Parker - a
two-time alum of the Whitney Museum ISP (both Studio and
Architecture/Urbanism programs) and former head of the Northern Masters
degree program for the UK Tate Gallery group.

 

 

Also on view

Featured Artist Project: Barbara Barnes Allen

Showcasing recent architectural works

Spotlight: Spring '08 Courses

Katie Baldwin, Karen Gorst, Takuji Hamanaka, Yukari Hayashida, Barbara
Henry, Susan Mills, Lauren Rowland, and Gaylord Schanilec. 

 

Support for the Center's Visual Arts Programs-Exhibitions, Featured Artist
Projects, and the Artist-in-Residence Workspace Program-is provided by The
Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and The Lily Auchincloss
Foundation Inc. The Center's Exhibition Program is supported, in part, by
public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Additional funding for programs is provided, in part, by the NY State
Council on the Arts, Charina Foundation, The Golden Rule Foundation, the
Lenrow Fund, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and the Milton and Sally
Avery Arts Foundation.

 

 

 

 

Sarah Nicholls

Program Manager

The Center for Book Arts

28 W. 27th Street 3rd floor

New York, NY 10001

212-481-0295

www.centerforbookarts.org

 


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