Instructor: Ann Kronenberg
Number of Days: 2 Days
Skill Level: All levels
Material fee: $20.00
Maximum Number of Student: 12
How do those super-creative individuals that come up with new book structures do it? This workshop will help you understand the thought process.
We will examine—through demonstration, discussion, and construction—the evolution of “families” of book structures. Evolution of structures will be seen as driven by variation, combination, adaptation, and solution of problems. We will apply these processes, evolving our own families of structures derived from simple structures provided by the instructor.
At the end of this workshop you will have a collection of book structure models and the conceptual tools needed to engineer your own.
Materials/equipment to be provided by students:
Exacto knife or scalpel & blades
Self-healing cutting surface
Simple collage materials OR rubber stamps and stamp pad
Small supply of newspaper or other scrap paper to facilitate gluing
Notebook and pen to take notes.
Materials Provided by Instructor:
Colored copier paper
instructional materials including patterns, diagrams, instructions, and
Ann Kronenberg is an artist and writer, who creates bookworks, sculptural objects, installations, works on paper, handmade paperworks, wearables, performance, and
combinations of these forms. She writes memoir, essays, and texts for her bookworks.
She has exhibited her art at venues in New York City and nationally. She
studied art and art history extensively, and has an M.F.A. from Hunter College,
CUNY. Her undergraduate major was
biological sciences (A.B., Cornell University), and she taught science and
worked in laboratories for many years.
Her science background informs her subject matter and analytical
approach to art.