The Book as Place: Visions of the Built Environment
An Exhibition of Artists' Books curated by Julie Chen
January 15 – May 17, 2019 | Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall at UC Berkeley
This exhibition of artists' books centers on ideas about the built environment and has been curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for UC Berkeley’s Environmental Design Library. Featuring works by 25 artists including Robbin Ami Silverberg, Clifton Meador, Inge Bruggeman, Karen Kunc, Sarah Bryant and Barbara Tetenbaum, the exhibition explores the built environment through text, image, materials and the architectural capabilities of book structures.
Exhibition committee: David Eifler, David Faulds, Jean Ferguson, Chris Marino
Featured artist book (left): Kerry McAleer-Keeler, "Welcome to America: Thoughts on Immigration - Ellis Island, 1892"