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Antiracist Bookwork

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Antiracist Bookwork

English Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:30 pm-1:30 pm Online

Hosted by BookLab, book artist and printer Tia Blassingame (Scripps College and Primrose Press), will be in conversation with Curtis Small, Jr. (Coordinator of Public Services for Special Collections at the University of Delaware).

For more information contact BookLab: booklab@umd.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries, the Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion and The Graduate School.
 
Bios
 
Tia Blassingame is a book artist and printmaker exploring the intersection of race, history, and perception. Utilizing printmaking and book arts techniques, she renders racially-charged images and histories for a nuanced discussion on issues of race and racism. Blassingame holds a B.A. in Architecture from Princeton University, M.A. in Book Arts from Corcoran College of Art + Design, and M.F.A. in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design. She has been a teaching artist at the National Building Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Glen Echo, Pyramid Atlantic, and University of Maryland at College Park.
 
Curtis Small, Jr.  is the Coordinator of Public Services for Special Collections at the University of Delaware. Small oversees the Special Collections' exhibition program,  instruction activities, and reference services. He regularly curates exhibitions and is a member of the project team for the Colored Conventions Project, an award winning Digital Humanities project that documents the largest African American advocacy movement of the nineteenth century.
 
Follow the Conversation @UMDEnglish @UMD_BookLab
Add to Calendar 12/01/20 12:30 PM 12/01/20 1:30 PM America/New_York Antiracist Bookwork

Hosted by BookLab, book artist and printer Tia Blassingame (Scripps College and Primrose Press), will be in conversation with Curtis Small, Jr. (Coordinator of Public Services for Special Collections at the University of Delaware).

For more information contact BookLab: booklab@umd.edu
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries, the Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion and The Graduate School.
 
Bios
 
Tia Blassingame is a book artist and printmaker exploring the intersection of race, history, and perception. Utilizing printmaking and book arts techniques, she renders racially-charged images and histories for a nuanced discussion on issues of race and racism. Blassingame holds a B.A. in Architecture from Princeton University, M.A. in Book Arts from Corcoran College of Art + Design, and M.F.A. in Printmaking from Rhode Island School of Design. She has been a teaching artist at the National Building Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Glen Echo, Pyramid Atlantic, and University of Maryland at College Park.
 
Curtis Small, Jr.  is the Coordinator of Public Services for Special Collections at the University of Delaware. Small oversees the Special Collections' exhibition program,  instruction activities, and reference services. He regularly curates exhibitions and is a member of the project team for the Colored Conventions Project, an award winning Digital Humanities project that documents the largest African American advocacy movement of the nineteenth century.
 
Follow the Conversation @UMDEnglish @UMD_BookLab

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