The Book as a Place for Collage
The companion to COLLAGE::BOOKS, a symposium about the role of publishing in collage, considers as a point of departure that the book, not the gallery, is the best place to experience collage. In this book, Kolaj Magazine Editor Ric Kasini Kadour investigates this idea using examples from the magazine's collection of collage books and work by presenters at the symposium, Kadour traces the history of collage publishing, offers a taxonomy of various publishing activities, and discusses the function of the book in art practice, for art professionals, for viewer or collector. The book includes a statement identifying strategies for supporting the book as a means of distribution and (like exhibition) as a viable and respected part of an artist's practice.
This title is forthcoming and will be shipped the week of 20 November 2019. Learn more about the event HERE.