Julie Chen, “Every Moment of a Book”

Julie Chen, book artist, presented a Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Endowed Lecture titled “Every Moment of a Book” at the LSU College of Art & Design at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019, in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103).

Julie Chen is an internationally known book artist who has been publishing limited edition artists’ books under the Flying Fish Press imprint for 30 years. Her books combine text and image with innovative book structures to create reading experiences that engage the reader in interactions that go far beyond the simple turning of a page. Her work can be found in numerous collections worldwide including the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland, NZ. In 2009 she was a featured artist in the PBS television series, Craft in America. She is a professor of book art at Mills College in Oakland, California.