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 […]

Between Heritage and Modernity: Modernity in Arabic Type Design

The Center for Books Art 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 […]

An Evening with Fine Design Binder Coleen Curry

Coleen Curry discusses her process and methods used to manipulate leather & other materials in creating her evocative fine bindings. Please join us for a talk by fine design binder Coleen Curry at the Center for Book Arts. Coleen will discuss how she fell in love with making books and her passion to create fine […]

Artist Talk with Sinan Antoon and Hadieh Shafie

Join the curator and exhibited artists in conversation around the themes of the exhibition. Curator for “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name.” , Lila Nazemian will be in conversation with poet Sinan Antoon and artist Hadieh Shafie to discuss the themes in the exhibition, […]

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 […]

Artist Talk with 2019 Faculty Fellow: Clarissa Sligh

Join us for an evening with Faculty Fellow, Clarissa Sligh, who will be in conversation with Deirdre Lawrence. Clarissa Sligh is a visual artist, lecturer, and essayist. Her photo-text images, artists’ books and installations have been exhibited in museums and Book Arts Centers across the United States.  For over 30 years, Sligh has woven together […]