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Course Description

BOOK 184
Books as Multiples: Publishing on the Letterpress
Spring

What is the connection between content and its physical form? How does meaning shift when its form changes? What does it mean to publish a book? How are form and content linked in your own work? Students will produce books in editions (multiples) in the letterpress studio as well as digitally as we investigate the ways text, image, and print come together in traditional and contemporary books. We will examine the history of print technologies, look at the work of today’s independent publishers, and explore the future of the book. Field trips, guest artists, and workshops will be included.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Kathleen Walkup

Note(s):
No auditors
Limit twelve students.
Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Create, Innovate & Experiment

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Eucalyptus Press

Center for the Book

Contemporary Writers Series Broadsides

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2217
F: 510.430.3398
E: bookart@mills.edu

Last Updated: 6/23/17