Thursday, November 8, 2012

Nov 8 & 9: Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. She is internationally known for her work in the history of graphic design, typography, experimental poetry, fine art, and digital humanities. In addition, she has a reputation as a book artist, and her limited edition works are in special collections and libraries worldwide. Her most recent titles include SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Speculative Computing (Chicago, 2009), and Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide (Pearson, 2008). She is currently working on a database memoire, ALL, the online Museum of Writing in collaboration with University College London and King's College, and a letterpress project titled Stochastic Poetics.
in the Ludington Building, 1104 South Wabash Ave 

And are part of the show 
DRUCKWORKS: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna Drucker
September 6–December 7, 2012

Johanna Drucker
Thursday, November 8th @ 6pm
room 502

Tactics & Technologies: Artists' Books and Means of Production
Friday, November 9th @ noon 

room 504

*Johanna Drucker will present on her visual artwork within the context of changing technology

*Steve Tomasula will discuss his recent publication TOC, a New Media Novel

*Steve Woodall will present on Expanded Artists' Books, an NEA-funded electronic publishing initiative

*Doro Boehme will discuss selections from the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago