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Incunabula

Book-centric Works from Elements of Visual Thinking II Students

Posted 05.01.14 by Allison Fischbach

Incunabula: A book, pamphlet, or broadside that was printed - not handwritten 

Card deck by Sinem Oren

The year is coming to a quick and sudden close, as students at MICA scramble to finish final projects and papers before the semester’s end. The Decker Library has seen a fair share of work being done on those papers, but this month the library is also proud to present an exhibition of student artwork.

Throughout May, the students in Katherine Mann’s Elements of Visual Thinking II course are showcasing an array of book-centric works. On display are card collections, extreme textured pages, a carousel book, humorous narratives and children’s stories.

Students whose work is displayed in this exhibit include:
Sam Baker
Nora Chellew
Nicholas Clinkscales
Monica Dahir
Johnny Draper
Maria Hardman
Ali Helling
Paloma Koffman
Sinem Ören
Helen ReFalo
Gulnur Tuluoglu
Aidan Wallace
Raven Warner

Also on the lower level, the library is displaying artist books from past MICA students and art students across the country. Take a peek at Fox Hunting in Baltimore: The Map for Explorers and Baltimore Bound by former MICA student, Ida Elisabet Liffner, or Tale of the Last Star by MICA graduate Jodi Hoover.

So take a break from that paper and browse the works of your peers to celebrate the end of the year - it's almost here!

May 1- 31, 2014
Curated by Katherine Mann and Allison Fischbach

Circulation policy for books on exhibit
Circulating books on display in the museum cases may be put on hold at any time during the week, and are available for checkout on Friday. Please see a staff member at the circulation desk to request a book from the cases. Titles, when available, may be checked out at any time from the MRC.

For books on display from the Special Collections (Cage), please see a reference librarian.

Image information
This Page: Card deck by Sinem Ören
Thumbnail: Salami Girl by Nora Chellew

 


 

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