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MA in Literature
Course Description

BOOK 221
Building the Contemporary Book

Students will develop a strong working knowledge of the tools and materials used in contemporary bookbinding while learning how to integrate structure with content in the development of their own one-of-a-kind artists' books. We will move from simple non-adhesive structures through various hardcover bindings and on to innovative three-dimensional book forms. Students will use various binding methods and simple mark-making methods to explore the structure and content of artists' books.
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.

Course Credit:

Julie Chen

Offered in alternation with: BOOK 240
No auditors
Limit twelve students.
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 8/4/07