Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by LibraryAdministration
Deep Reading will run through March 20, 2014
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CLOSED Monday, February 17 for Presidents Day Open to tour groups by appointment. Information: 408-864-5464.
Events: Reception with artists and author Robin Sloan:
Wednesday, February 19, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Artists' Book Workshop: Saturday, March 1, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Learn to make books that fold up in magical ways and reveal a story when opened. There will be printing and stamping stations to fill your books with imagery and text. Drop-in, free of charge with ongoing activities and refreshments.
First Thursdays open mic nights: February 6 & March 6, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Exhibition: Deep Reading looks at the intersection of humanity and technology and traditional practices in the digital age. Artworks include on-of-a-kind, small edition, and digital artists' books with computer woven tapestries, paintings, geolocation-based AR (augmented reality), prints, animation, and sculpture.
Artists include Milton Bowens, Julie Chen and Flying Fish Press, Antonio Cortez, Wayne Jiang, Pantea Karimi, John Kurtyka, Marlene Larson, Magnolia Editions with Enrique Chagoya, Guy Diehl, and Hung Liu with Micahel McClure, Kent Manske, Moonbot Studios, Jamila Rufaro, Vita Wells and Nanette Wylde. Special installation with Chesa Caparas' Stanford Human Rights Fellowship project and artists' books by De Anza College Art and Design students.
Deep Reading is presented in conjunction with Silicon Valley Reads, an annual community program that selects books with contemporary themes and offers free events across Santa Clara County. The 2014 theme is, "Books & Technology: Friends or Foe?" The books are Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan and The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr.
Euphrat Museum of Art at De Anza College,
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, 95014