On Sunday, March 20, 2022, from 5 to 8 pm (CET), we met online for “Reading Artists’ Books: Remembering Doro“, a public Zoom event in commemoration and celebration of the librarian, educator, writer and photographer Doro Boehme (1957–2020). Co-organized with Tabea Nixdorff.
Video documentation of the event will soon be available to watch on the series’ new vimeo channel “Reading Artists’ Books”: https://vimeo.com/user180742593
5 pm Introduction, Regine Ehleiter (curator and lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts, Leipzig) & Tabea Nixdorff (artist, typographer and researcher, Arnhem)
5.20 pm April Sheridan (librarian, Special Collections SAIC, Chicago): Still Water by Roni Horn
5.30 pm Marc Fischer (artist, Temporary Services, Chicago): An Artist by Malena Pizani and/or The Others by Anonymous
5.40 pm Francesca Valentini (art historian, Brussels): The Consistency of Shadows: Exhibition Catalogs as Autonomous Works of Art by AnneDorothee Böhme et al.
5.50 pm Justin Howard Rosier (lecturer, SAIC, literary critic, Chicago): Unknown
6 pm Tate Shaw (artist, writer and director of Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester): Various Blank Pages by Doro Boehme and Erik Baskauskas
6.10 pm Kayla Anderson (artist and writer, Chicago): Text for Doro by Kayla Anderson
6.20 pm Alessia Petrolito (artist and writer, Turin): Unknown
6.30 pm Tony White (university librarian, OCAD University, Toronto): MFA ABC by Tony White
6.40 pm Johanna Drucker (artist, writer and academic, LA) & Brad Freeman (artist, writer and editor of Journal of Artists’ Books, Chicago): Aleatoric Collaboration by Johanna Drucker and Brad Freeman
6.50 pm Ulrike Stoltz (artist collective USUS, with Uta Schneider, Braunschweig): Arabische Apokalypse by Etel Adnan
7 pm Kevin Talmer Whiteneir Jr. (interdisciplinary artist, writer and librarian): The Black Book by Kevin Talmer Whiteneir Jr.
7.10 pm Nia Easley (graphic designer, Chicago): Ode to Enchanted Light by Pablo Neruda
7.20 pm Tabea Nixdorff: By the Piece by Tabea Nixdorff
7.30 pm Kevin Henry (industrial designer, writer and Associate Professor Columbia College Chicago): Unknown