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A Marvelous Art Of Books

This video accompanies the exhibition entitled, Rebound: Dissections and Excavations in Book Art. Curated by Karen Ann Myers, Assistant Director of the Halsey Institute, Rebound brings together the work of five mixed-media artists from around the world who, using books as a point of departure, sculpt, scrape, bend, and carve to create astonishing compositions. Doug Beube, Long-Bin Chen, Brian Dettmer, Guy Laramée, and Francesca Pastine transform various types of literature and/or printed books through sculptural intervention. To learn more, please … More

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Eliane Radigue - A Woman Next to the Arp synthesizer

photo © 2012 Henry Roy Eliane Radigue is a French electronic music composer (born 1932). She studied electroacoustic music techniques at the Studio d’essai at the RTF and was an assistant to Pierre Henry, a pioneer of the musique concrète genre of electronic music. After her marriage she was raising her children and has stopped composing for almost 10 years. However Radigue was deepening classical music studies and instrumental practice on the harp and piano at the same time. In … More

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A genious graphic designer Irma Boom

Irma Boom is an Amsterdam-based graphic designer who specializes in book making. She has received many awards for her book designs and is famous for becoming the youngest-ever laureate to receive the prestigious Gutenberg prize for her complete oeuvre. Her creative and intellectual processes are highlighted in the New York MoMA which now has 50 of her books in its permanent collection. Irma Boom founded Irma Boom Office in 1991, which works nationally and internationally in both the cultural and … More