Title: Dumbo Fest– Books Gone Wild
Description: “Extraordinary Books and Book-Like Structures from Around the World”
$8 entrance fee

Miriam Schaer challenges conventional ideas about books through a fast-paced visual survey of fabulous book structures, historic and contemporary, from around the world, that have inspired her own artistic practice. Included are a 90-foot deep book used as an opera set; books sculpted in the shape of a circle, a heart, an octagon and a fleur-de-lis; and a living novel tattooed on human bodies. Non-traditional materials and techniques abound, including facial texts, wearable books, embroidered and beaded bindings, and books made of leaves, wax, lint, knots, ivory, clothing and bamboo.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2010-09-24