Writing and/the Wor(l)d: Johanna Drucker The 2009 Bishop Faculty Fellow
Every year the Center for Book Arts extends an artist/ instructor from outside of New York the opportunity to teach a master class and to give a formal lecture in New York City. The Sally R. Bishop Master Faculty Fellow for 2009 will be Johanna Drucker, who is internationally known as a book artist and experimental, visual poet. Her work has been exhibited and collected in special collections in libraries and museums including the Getty Center for the Humanities, the Marvin and Ruth Sackner Archive of Visual and Concrete Poetry, Houghton Library at Harvard University, and many others. In addition to her artistic work, Johanna Drucker has published and lectured extensively on topics related to the history of typography, artists’ books, and visual art. She is currently the Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia where she is Professor in the Department of English and Director of Media Studies.