Brief Notes on the Art and Manner of Arranging One’s Books | Georges Perec

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2. About OrderA library that is not arranged becomes disarranged: this is the example I was given to try and get me to understand what entropy was and which I have verified experimentally several times.Disorder… Continue reading

Browse through Self Shelf Swap micro Libraries and books

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Our goal is to give the possibility for those – whether they be individuals, associations or institutions – who want to lend their books, music or other documents in a more established way… Continue reading

Books On Demand | exhibition – Zoe Sadokierski

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This is a wonderful exhibition by Sydney based designer Zoe currently showing til end of the month at NG Project Space (Chippendale). We are excited to ask Zoe along for our next Librarium… Continue reading

A Curious Librarium with artistic tendencies [FoAM]

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A Curious Librarium with artistic tendencies [FoAM].

Kunci Residency

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Bek is currently in Yogyakarta Indonesia collaborating with Acong from the Library at Kunci – a cultural studies and practice based research space run by a bunch of independent artists and scholars. Acong… Continue reading

Shadow Libraries | e-flux

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    Lawrence Liang in praise of small press and small personal collections. “Yet strangely when I think of libraries it is rarely the New York public library that comes to mind even… Continue reading

Alternative Press Centre / AREA, Chicago

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Before leaving Chicago, Bek & I dropped by the Alternative Press Centre for a meeting with Daniel Tucker, founder & ex-publisher of AREA Chicago, an awesome biannual newspaper of Chicago-specific art/research/education/activism. AREA is… Continue reading

Free Books! Have a look!

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Newspaper box on sidewalk in Chicago converted into a free book exchange. Nice.

Read/Write Library, Chicago

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Yesterday The Librarium had its first OS public outing at Chicago’s own awesome Read/Write Library (formerly the Chicago Underground Library) – fearless pioneers of a new model for “open, location-specific archiving of independent… Continue reading

Marginalia: Little Libraries in the Urban Margins

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Cute article on mini libraries by Shannon Mattern in ‘Places’ journal.