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Books Are Rugs Pages Make Pile Online Lecture with Chang Yuchen

Books Are Rugs, Pages Make Pile: Online Lecture with Chang Yuchen

Tue Nov 10, 2020
Books Are Rugs, Pages Make Pile: Online Lecture with Chang Yuchen

Time Tue Nov 10 2020 at 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm

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Books Are Rugs, Pages Make Pile: Online Lecture with Chang Yuchen, 10 November | Online Event | AllEvents.in Books Are Rugs, Pages Make Pile: Online Lecture with Chang Yuchen
Join artist and educator Chang Yuchen in an exploration of the book's relationship to textile forms.

About this Event

Before books, there were long papers (scroll) and stacks of loose sheets (papyrus). It is believed that the earliest binding technique, coptic binding, originated in Egypt in the late antiquity era and was inspired by socks -- the stitching on the spine of a coptic book was done with the same “half-looping” technique that Egyptians knitted socks with. Wisdom travels among different crafts, so does feeling and sensitivity. In this lecture, Yuchen will explore the intersection between book arts and textile arts in their material, structure, content and emotion.



To read before class:

https://monoskop.org/images/7/71/Albers_Anni_On_Weaving_1974.pdf

pages 62-65

https://www.bgc.bard.edu/gallery/exhibitions/80/the-codex-and-crafts-in


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About the Instructor:

Chang Yuchen is an artist and educator based in New York. She works in an interdisciplinary manner -- writing as weaving, drawing as translation, clothing as portable theater, commerce as everyday revolution. Yuchen was an artist in residence at MASS MoCA, MAD Museum, Offshore, Bananafish Books and Textile Arts Center. She has shown her works/performed at UCCA Dune, Taikwun, Abrons Art Center, Para Site, Salt Projects, Assembly Room and among others.


All images provided courtesy of the instructor.



About the Center for Book Arts:

The Center for Book Arts promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object. The Center seeks to facilitate communication between the book arts community and the larger spheres of contemporary visual and literary arts, while being a model organization locally, nationally, and internationally within the field. We achieve this through exhibitions, classes, public programming, literary presentations, opportunities for artists and writers, publications, and collecting.



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About The Host: The Center for Book Arts promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object. The Center seeks to facilitate communication between the book arts community and the larger spheres of contemporary visual and literary arts, while being a model organization locally, nationally, and internationally within the field. We achieve this through exhibitions, classes, public programming, literary presentations, opportunities for artists and writers, publications, and collecting.  
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