Call for Art: Altered Books at the Minneapolis Public Library
Minneapolis Public Library announces a statewide call for post-secondary student artists enrolled in a Minnesota college or university as of October 1, 2007 to submit digital images of altered books for a juried exhibition January-March 2008 in a locked display case in the entrance hall of Minneapolis Central Library. The student exhibit will be juried by Chip Schilling, Indulgence Press. Deadline: October 17
The exhibition will be part of a citywide series of workshops, exhibitions and programs capped by the annual convention of the Public Library Association in Minneapolis, March 25-29, 2008. Media releases, electronic and printed materials will direct visitors to all exhibition venues.
Altered Books Definition: According to the International Society of Book Artists, an altered book is any book, old or new, that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art. An altered book can be rebound, painted, cut, burned, folded, added to, collaged in, gold-leafed, rubber stamped, drilled or otherwise adorned.
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