About the event
The Bodleian has been energetically developing its collections of artists' books, augmenting its established collections with contemporary examples that show great technical ingenuity while addressing social, political and cultural concerns.
Many of the books, regularly shown to students, also draw attention to their own formats and purpose, asking us to consider question concepts of rarity, worth and preservation.
This event will see Chris Fletcher, Keeper of Special Collections, in conversation with the American artist and designer Ben Denzer, whose witty and provocative books are acquired by the Library, and Robert Bolick, a collector of thought-provoking artists' books and up-coming Bodleian exhibition curator. Examples of books will be shown and questions will be encouraged.
Please note this lecture is online only.
Ben Denzer, artist and designer.
Robert Bolick, curator, Books on Books.
Dr Chris Fletcher, Keeper of Special Collections, Bodleian Library.
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