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Millennium in art, Measurement of time, Vulnerability, Language, Y2K, artists' books


pamphlet, saddle stitch, spiral bound, accordion, portfolio, all enclosed in a metal box; front of box; covers of assorted books. Twenty artists create small bookworks focusing on the vulnerability of our current society as the clock ticks toward the year 2000. This box recreates the touring exhibition, curated by Susan Johanknecht and Katherine Meynell.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


London:Gefn Press


©Katharine Meynell; Susan Johanknecht, London:Gefn Press

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offset; photocopy; digital inkjet; letterpress; hand drawing; collage; painting; audio recording in analog and digital forms; metal box; paper; board; plastic envelopes; string; metal screw; thread; cloth; CD; plastic mesh; staple; common pin; scotch tape; feather; flattened Coca-Cola can; sand paper; gold leaf; cassette tape; brass fasteners; plastic flower buttons; floppy disc


29 x 18 x 12 cm

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