August 5, 2015

93c. Repositioning the Archive

This three-part series investigates how the archive is repositioning, both as archival collection and as artistic tool. The series was organized by The Center for Book Arts.


Panel 3: “Artists Activating the Archive”
This panel examines the ways in which creative writers, visual artists, and performers are using archives as a catalyst in their own work and re-contextualizing archives as artwork. This panel focuses on the evolving collaboration between archival professionals and artists and how this new work is changing archives and art. Moderator: Marvin J. Taylor, New York University, Director & Curator, Fales Library

The panelists - D. Graham Burnett, Performance artist and writer, New York
Donald Daedalus, Visual artist, New York and past Center for Book Arts Scholar
Emilio Chapela Perez, Visual Artist, Mexico City
Lytle Shaw, Poet and Professor of English, New York University
Matt Wolf, independent filmmaker, New York.



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