Time Does Not Pass: Artists’ Book Development Workshop 2022

Image Credit: Shirin Salehi
Portrait of Shirin Salehi. She has her hands clasped and is looking downward.
Shirin Salehi photo
Image Credit: Shirin Salehi
detail of scroll with farsi writing
Poems of Solitude by Shirin Salehi, 2018
Image Credit: Shirin Salehi

Event Info

This virtual workshop takes place via Zoom across four sessions on Wednesdays, September 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 10am–12pm ET.

  • Wednesday, September 7, 10am–12pm ET
  • Wednesday, September 14, 10am–12pm ET
  • Wednesday, September 21, 10am–12pm ET
  • Wednesday, September 28, 10am–12pm ET

About the Workshop:

In this virtual workshop for all experience levels, Instructor Shirin Salehi will guide participants through the poetic process of creating an artist’s book—from initial intuitive concept to final material formalization. Each week, Salehi will offer exercises to help foster participants’ creative experimentation. The workshop will also be driven by group discussions on artist’s book theory.

Class size is limited to ensure an optimal student-to-teacher ratio. Register now before the remaining spots fill up!

Required Materials:

  • No materials or tools are needed in advance of the course. The Instructor will help each participant identify what they need based on their respective projects.

About the Instructor

Born in 1982 in Tehran, Shirin Salehi (she/her) is a Spanish-Iranian visual artist, art researcher, and teacher living and working in Madrid and New York.

Salehi primarily works in the discipline of printmaking though she moves freely through drawing, sculpture/ceramics, artist’s books, and poetry—a passion she feels is informed by her Iranian heritage.

She has worked as an art teacher for many years, written essays on the poetics of the artistic process, and spearheaded conferences in art schools and art institutions including the Prado National Museum in Madrid.

She has completed numerous residency programs such as Académie de France à Madrid, Il Bisonte Foundation in Florence, and Fundação Bienal de Cerveira in Portugal.

Salehi has received numerous awards for her work in the U.S. and Europe and her work has been exhibited in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, and Germany.

All images courtesy of the instructor. 

Class size is limited to ensure an optimal student-to-teacher ratio. Register now before the remaining spots fill up! If you cannot comfortably pay tuition but are interested in taking this class, please consider filling out our financial assistance application here. We will notify you if you are selected to receive a scholarship before the start date of the class.

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