Posts tagged "Installation"
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...
Featuring: The Reading Nest by Mark Reigelman

Featuring: The Reading Nest by Mark Reigelman

As someone who loves both reading and climbing trees, I was thrilled to come across The Reading Nest by Mark Reigelman, an installation piece at the Cleveland Public Library which was inspired by mythical objects and symbols of knowledge. Today, Mark shares his inspiration and process. -Holly Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Tell us a little about...
MAKE–METALIBRARY by Christina Mitrense

MAKE–METALIBRARY by Christina Mitrense

Today it is our pleasure to feature a new exhibition by one of our first featured artists, multidisciplinary artist Christina Mitrense. Christina explores many themes related to libraries, documentation, and information. As part of her ongoing, international exploration called Add To My Library, Christina is doing a new series of “metalibraries” – interactive and participatory...
"Artists in the Archives": Part 2

“Artists in the Archives”: Part 2

Today’s feature is the second in our two-part series focusing on the “Artists in the Archives” project (read the story about this project in the New York Times). Today we hear from JoAnne Wilcox and Barbara Page discuss their contributions to “Artists in the Archives”: “The Call to Everyone” and “Book Marks,” respectively. Read Part...
Featuring: Trong Gia Nguyen

Featuring: Trong Gia Nguyen

Today, we’re delighted to feature Trong Gia Nguyen, and his impressive “Library” project– an installation that bends the idea of what a book is by  re-writing famous works word for word on rice grains. Don’t miss his fascinating concepts for the “ideal library”– zero gravity reading rooms? To-scale reproductions of paintings to check out and...
Installation and student artwork at North Georgia College & State University

Installation and student artwork at North Georgia College & State University

We’re very pleased to host this feature about a powerful exhibition that took place this fall at the Library Technology Center of North Georgia College & State University. ~ Laura by Terri Gunter During the month of October, the Library Technology Center of North Georgia College & State University hosted Marie T. Cochran’s Affrilachia in Words and Images exhibition,...