Vernissage de l'exposition "Paris, a Poem | Georgia Fee Residency 2017"

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 19:30-21:30 CEST




Description:
Join printer and publisher Shoshana Kessler this Wednesday at Berkeley Books of Paris for a vernissage and discussion of her project reprinting Hope Mirrlees' modernist masterwork, "Paris: A Poem." Previews of her new artist books will be on display.

Hope Mirrlees was a modernist writer, poet, and translator in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century. In 1920, the Hogarth Press-Virginia and Leonard Woolf's printing press & publishing house-published her experimental poem "Paris." Limited to 175 copies, the poem passes through the city in a single day, gazing upon the galleries, Parisian institutions, the nightlife, bars, cinema, streets.

Shoshana Kessler, as recipient of ArtSlant's Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency, has been undertaking a contemporary re-printing and tracing of "Paris: A Poem." Using a mixture of contemporary and traditional techniques, she has replicated Woolf's printing of the poem, re-printing in various ways and creating a collection of artist books. In addition to re-printing the poem, Kessler has been walking the city of Paris, retracing Mirrlees' steps.

You can read more about her research in the residency blog, "Printing Paris", on ARTslant:
"Exhuming a Modernist Masterpiece" :
https://www.artslant.com/ams/articles/show/48199-printing-paris-exhuming-a-modernist-masterpiece
"The Route (Part 1)" :
https://www.artslant.com/ams/articles/show/48323-printing-paris-the-route-part-1

Vernissage de l'exposition "Paris, a Poem | Georgia Fee Residency 2017"
Location:
Berkeley Books of Paris (Click here to get informations about Berkeley Books of Paris)
8, rue Casimir Delavigne
75006 Paris
M° Odéon, RER B Luxembourg
France
Phone : +33 (0)1 46 34 85 73
Mail : info@berkeleybooksofparis.org
Twitter account : BBoParis
Instagram account : berkeleybooksofparis
Internet Site : www.berkeleybooksofparis.org

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Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 19:30-21:30 CEST
Duration: 2 hours
Category: Art & exhibition opening*, Literature*
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