Posts tagged "Installation"
Featuring: Joshua Abarbanel

Featuring: Joshua Abarbanel

Early in the summer I had the privilege to talk with artist Joshua Abarbanel about his relationship to libraries, books, and information. Joshua’s wonderful sculptures caught our eye when they were featured on Design Milk, and so I was thrilled to hear that Joshua’s work has been influenced by many aspects of libraries and literature....
Glasgow School of Art's "Hatchery" UPDATE

Glasgow School of Art’s “Hatchery” UPDATE

You may recall The Hatchery, an online space produced by the Glasgow School of Art Library, from this announcement post back in Fall 2013. The Hatchery is a place to celebrate the many artists who used the GSA Library as inspiration and information for their art work. I’m pleased to announce that this fabulous site...
Library as Incubator Project at The Bubbler: Setting up Shop

Library as Incubator Project at The Bubbler: Setting up Shop

We have the privilege of being artists-in-residence at The Bubbler at Madison Public Library for May and June! This means that for the first time, the Incubator Project “lives” somewhere physical – that isn’t a coffee shop. In the space, which is the Bubbler headquarters at MPL’s Central Library, we have several projects happening. Special...
"Reflection" at Cal Poly's Kennedy Library

“Reflection” at Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library

We are pleased today to welcome Karen Lauritsen, from the Communications & Public Programs office at The Robert E. Kennedy Library at Cal Poly State University. Karen tells us about an interesting collaboration between the library and a faculty member from the university’s architecture program that epitomizes the “library as incubator” idea. Enjoy. ~ Laura by...
Wonderful Surprise: Special Collections and Primers for the Naming and Un-Naming of Things

Wonderful Surprise: Special Collections and Primers for the Naming and Un-Naming of Things

 Alison Rutsch’s work was so popular on our site when we interviewed her, and her work with the Providence Public Library so inspiring, we asked her to write more about the arts-incubating projects happening there.  And she said yes!  This first installment in Alison’s new series for the site looks at an installation in PPL’s...
Featuring: Ruth Beale

Featuring: Ruth Beale

Today we’re thrilled to present a conversation with artist Ruth Beale. Ruth’s work, which I think you’ll see when you read the descriptions of her projects, are very tied to language, words, reading, and – you guessed it – libraries. Her work “with and about libraries and archives” is an intriguing exploration of these spaces....
Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret Society of Forbidden Literature”

Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret Society of Forbidden Literature”

Rebecca Rubenstein, one of our intrepid our Writers in the Field, is back with another fantastic look at what’s happening at the NYPL in terms of exhibitions and art– this time drawing attention to banned books.  Don’t forget to check out all of Rebecca’s posts for us HERE. Cheers! Erinn Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and the “Secret...
Featuring: Charlene Matthews

Featuring: Charlene Matthews

Today we welcome bookbinder and book artist Charlene Matthews to the Library as Incubator Project. Charlene’s recent Ulysses-inspired project caught my attention several weeks ago and I knew we had to reach out to her to talk about books, literature, and how they inspire her creative life and work. Enjoy. ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell...
On the 4th Floor: Tim Hinck at Chattanooga Public Library

On the 4th Floor: Tim Hinck at Chattanooga Public Library

This year we’re kicking off a new series focused on the creativity incubator that is Chattanooga Public Library’s 4th Floor. Strategic local partnerships + access to technology and workspace + an open mind has made the library, in the words of artist and library user Tim Hinck, “a hotbed of innovation and creation.” Increasingly, the...
Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Featuring: Jessica Rosner

Book pages as canvases, inspiring stories, and a massive installation of rubber gloves.  Today’s featured artist is a wealth of library-incubated awesomeness– read on to learn more about Jessica’s transformative experience with Ulysses and her favorite libraries.  Enjoy! ~Erinn Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell us about your artistic practice in general– what is your training,...
Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Art Meets Science at Mid-Manhattan Public Library

Our first post about the art exhibits hosted at Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library was such a success, we thought it would be fun to turn it into a series.  Good thing our writer-in-the-field for New York was up to the task!  Rebecca Rubenstein returns to the site today to share more...
Field Report: Unbinding the Library

Field Report: Unbinding the Library

This post is a follow up to our event announcement about “Unbinding the Library,” a “way” hosted by Brooklyn-based arts non-profit Elastic City and Andrew Beccone of the Reanimation Library. Read about “Unbinding the Library.” by Andrew Beccone Field Report: Unbinding the Library August 3 & September 6, 2013 Reanimation Library, Brooklyn, NY On two...