The Book as Art: Illuminated The annual The Book as Art exhibition presented by the Decatur Arts Alliance is the most intriguing event on their calendar. Art Books, or Artists’ Books, as they are sometimes called, use the form of … Continue reading
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Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, Martin Luther King Jr. Historic National Site, CNN Studio Tour, High Museum of Art, Carter Presidential Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, World of Coca-Cola, and Zoo Atlanta are great attractions. … Continue reading
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In the age of e-readers, downloadable books, and audiobooks, do you sometimes wonder about the future of the physical book? The paper, print, binding, cardboard and leather variety? Marbled endpapers, illustrations, beautiful font? Artists are teaching old books new tricks: … Continue reading
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Tagged Alexis Arnold, Andi Arnovitz, Anne Beidler, Art Institute of Atlanta, Brian Dettmer, Decatur Arts Alliance, Decatur Book Festival, galleries, Karen Hardy, Martin Demaine, Shireen Holman, The Book as Art. artists' books, Whitney Stansell
The annual Decatur Book Festival is only a few weeks away. Type-Rider is one of our expected guests. What? You haven’t heard of this literary super-hero? Type Rider is biking across North America, luring the unsuspecting passers-by into contributing to a literary …ummm…thing!
Picture this: you are strolling the sidewalk and you encounter a card table with a typewriter on top. Someone encourages you to type something.
What do you type?
I can hardly wait to see.
Here’s a great article about Type-Rider from the Times.
And here’s another from the NEA Big Read: http://www.arts.gov/bigreadblog/?p=5283
And here’s a link to Type-Rider’s blog: http://www.type-rider.com/