PRNT 322: The Book As Object

In this course students will explore and expand the definition of the book as an expressive medium. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between form and content, craftsmanship, and materiality. Through lectures, studio demonstrations, and research, the history of the artist book and current vitality of Book Arts will be covered. Additionally, the course will focus on intermediate techniques and methods for printing, editioning, binding and building bookworks. Self-directed projects will allow students to develop skills and personal approaches. Readings, lectures, research, tutorials, and critiques will provide a forum to critically examine the role of the auratic book in contemporary visual culture.

Priority is given to CRCP and VIAR students in Years 3 and 4. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.

Prerequisites: 

PRNT 232 Print Media: Book Media

Number of Credits: 
6.00
Repeatable for Credit: 
No
Sections: 

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