Postnatural Libraries

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If we were to propose a place in the library to locate the postnatural, it would not be alongside ecology, biology, or even the Anthropocene; instead it would exist in a wormhole that… Continue reading

Things to do outside a New York Public Library

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Amanda Palmer, eight months pregnant and exquisitely painted, recreates Damien Hirst’s Verity statue (top) in a performance art piece for the New York Public Library’s children’s book drive. Proud papa-to-be Neil Gaiman (bottom)… Continue reading

Meet the Stag Library

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The Stag Library is located in Vancouver and run from the private residence of artists Gabriel Saloman and Aja Rose Bond. Although it is currently in hiatus while Gabriel and Aja pursue adventures in… Continue reading

Charlie Macquarie and the Psychic Adventure Library

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Charlie Macquarie is an archivist and artist formerly of Nevada, now resident of Bay Area. He has an awesomely titled library-archive project called: A Library of Approximate Locations and Location Approximations through the… Continue reading

Library as Material

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  *front image credit: Courtesy of Helen Horgan 2011

The Prelinger Library: A public externalisation of your brain

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[The following is an edited conversation with Rick and Megan Prelinger about their archive space in San Francisco which took place on May 20, 2015] Every wednesday, The Prelinger library opens to the… Continue reading

BIBLIODRONE — Nomadic Bookseller In Oakland, CA

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BIBLIODRONE — Nomadic Bookseller In Oakland, CA. BIBLIODRONE from Hell de Baño on Vimeo.

Librarium on the Fly: Los Angeles, Feminist Library On Wheels

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Why, hello America! I had barely hit the Los Angeles tarmac and fellow Librarium Lea Simpson, who recently relocated to LA, whisked me away downtown to the FLOW Feminist Library on Wheels. RAD. It… Continue reading

Feminist Library On Wheels (F.L.O.W.)

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The Feminist Library On Wheels (F.L.O.W.) is a node of the Women’s Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles, CA. A multimedia collection of feminist texts, artifacts and ephemera made available to as… Continue reading

Fictional Landscapes

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UK-based artist Kyle Kirkpatrick constructs these wonderfully tiny dioramas using the topographies of carved books. Via the artist: My practice is primarily concerned with the notion of the imagined landscape. I present man-made… Continue reading