Call for Entry

A call for artist responses to selected books that engage not just the eye, but also the hands—through folds, flaps, tabs, slices, pop-ups, embossing, decay, wear, mutiliation, feel—mind and hand linked by the book.

Deadline for Intent to Enter: March 10, 2017

Exhibit Dates

August 20 – September 15,
  University of Iowa Center for the Book Merker Gallery
September 15 – November 1,
 University of Iowa Special Collections, Main Library


Julia Leonard, University of Iowa Center for the Book
Elizabeth Yale, University of Iowa Department of History

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Co-sponsored by the Rare Book School Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography