The GenderFail Archive Project

POSTPONED TO SUMMER 2021 The Genderfail Archive Project is a reading room that engages with the slowing down, digesting and reimagining of how archives are shared in public spaces. With the resurgence of small press publishing and artist publishing practices it is important to define and expand the possibilities of the archive. GenderFail Archive Project […]

Featured Artist Talk: Lydia Rubio

Lydia Rubio will be discussing her Featured Artist Project, The Traveling Artist. This exhibition features artistic documentation of artist Rubio’s travel narratives across linguistic and geographic landscapes. The works record the artist’s experiences across a variation of calligraphic, drawing and poetic compositions. This exhibition includes multiple series of work including The Genius Loci Book, Journal […]

Designing a Book Cover: Concept & Digitizing, with Faride Mereb

In this two-session workshop, students will learn how to design a book cover from concept to a finished design. This workshop will take place over two sessions: Monday, June 15, 10am-12:30pm EST Wednesday, June 17, 10am-12:30pm EST In this two-session workshop, students will learn how to design their own book cover with instructor Faride Mereb. […]

Make Your Own Chapbook: Binding Methods with Faride Mereb & Erika Morillo

Join this two-session workshop with instructors Faride Mereb & Erika Morillo, where you will learn binding methods for your poetry chapbook. This class will take place over two sessions: Monday, June 29, 10am-12:30pm EST Wednesday, July 1, 10am-12:30pm EST During this two and a half hour workshop, Erika Morillo and Faride Mereb will discuss binding […]

Make Your Own Photobook: Print Production & Approaches to Self-Publishing

This two-part online workshop taught by Faride Mereb and Erika Morillo will focus on the production and self-publication of photobooks. This class will take place over two sessions: Monday, June 22, 10am-12:30pm EST Wednesday, June 24, 10am-12:30pm EST This is a follow-up to Faride and Erika’s Make Your Own Photobook Dummy online workshop. You do […]

Make Your Own Chapbook: Exporting Methods & Printing, with Faride Mereb

In this two-part follow-up workshop, artist Faride Mereb will teach students how to export and print their chapbooks from InDesign. This is a two-part workshop: Monday, May 18, 10am-12pm EST Wednesday, May 20, 10am-12pm EST This is a follow-up workshop to the mid-April class titled Make Your Own Chapbook: Digital Typesetting with Faride Mereb. Having […]

Design Your Own Photobook: Online Class with Faride Mereb & Erika Morillo

In this class taught by Faride Mereb and Erika Morillo, students will learn how to develop a photobook dummy, covering design and narrative. This class will be held in two sessions: Monday, May 4, 10am-12pm EST Friday, May 8, 10am-12pm EST In this two day course, students will learn the steps and develop their photobook […]

Make Your Own Chapbook: Digital Typesetting Online Class with Faride Mereb

In this class, students will learn tips from artist Faride Mereb on how to design their own poetry chapbook in InDesign. In this class, students will learn the basics of typesetting and text treatment for poetic compositions in InDesign. Students will learn the basics of tracking and kerning fonts; will work with libre fonts, and […]

Typo-Graphical Scoring for Page & Book: Online Class with Johanna Drucker

Explore the graphical scoring of language on the page in this online workshop with artist and scholar Johanna Drucker. This workshop will take place across three online sessions: Thursday, May 14, 6:30-8:30pm EST Thursday, May 21, 6:30-8:30pm EST Thursday, May 28, 6:30-8:30pm EST This workshop engages participants in a set of activities to explore graphical […]

Between Heritage and Modernity: Contemporary Arabic Graphic Design

The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine. The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine, taking place on March 5, 7, and […]