Book Arts 101: The Ephemerist

(Episode 31, Home Edition)
Wednesday January 27
3 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Join us for a Book Arts 101 broadcast filled with ephemeral printers' oddities: things that are not necessarily made to be collected and yet wend their way into collections great and small. You've collected things like this, too: they're probably in a drawer in your kitchen or tucked in a corner of your writing desk...

Book of the Week

Domestic Science

By Nance O'Banion

According to the artist, “Domestic Science is any of the following: the study of functional objects as symbols of human conditions, the contribution of place to meaning, personification of household objects, multiple recipes for multiple meanings, or the knowledge of how to care for your home.” Instructional, visceral, psychological and well-constructed, Nance O’Banion walks us through the steps of this artists’ book’s journey well...

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