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Poetics Plus: Book Art & Design Workshop

February 1, 2018  by: Jeff Sherven

Fredrik Averin & Charles Alexander will present a free two-day workshop open to UB students, faculty, & staff. To register & information email Sean Pears at

Sunday, Feb 4, WNY Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St.

• 12-1: 30 pm: Introduction to book art and design
• 1:30-3pm: Hands-on workshop with concrete poetry, design, and book structures
• 3 pm: Reading by Charles Alexander 

Monday, Feb 5, Dept of Art, Print Media, B37 Artists’ Book & 150/15 Letterpress Lab, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus

• 12-5pm RM 150/151: Hands-on workshop with letterpress and further work on book assembly, with ongoing critique and consultation
• 5-6pm: Sharing of work and open discussion on the processes, business, and politics of publishing

Poetics Plus: Book Art & Design Workshop


202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
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