books2eat

Yesterday Denison University Libraries participated in the Books2Eat. Books2Eat is formally called the International Edible Books Festival with over 20 countries participating in a day of literally eating your words. According to the official website, the festival takes place every year to honor the birthday of French foodie Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (there’s a mouthful) and…

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books2eat

Today Denison University Library participated in the Books2Eat. Books2Eat is formally called the International Edible Books Festival with over 20 countries participating in a day of literally eating your words. According to the official website, the festival takes place every year to honor the birthday of French foodie Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (there’s…

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erica baum – visual poet

For photographer Erica Baum “the act of information retrieval is turned into a journey” (Josefine Raab). The library card catalogue and the book are both physically and contextually animated, juxtaposing text and imagery to create new meaning. Baum’s work can be considered an original hyperlink; by carefully arranging a book’s pages of…

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jody alexander – artist and librarian

Jody Alexander is a librarian at Cabrillo College and a book arts teacher at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her work is ephemeral and nostalgic mostly because, while in library school back East, she fell, like Alice, down the rabbit hole into another life. Discovering the artist book as…

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