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LACMA Fall Art Camp: The Art of the Book

November 23 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 12:00 pm

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents:

Fall Art Camp: The Art of the Book

Date/s: Monday-Wednesday, November 23, 24, and 25, 2020 

Time: 10 am-12 pm PST

Hours: 2 hours

Location: Class will be conducted on Zoom

Class Description
Create your own books using fun folding and gluing techniques! Add your own writings, drawings, photographs and more! Sketchbook, journal, album, what will YOUR book become? Each class will teach techniques for creating fun and fantastic books, and unleash your imagination! With artist Debra Disman.

Teaching Artist: Debra Disman is a Los Angeles-based artist working primarily in the form of the book, both
as a solo practitioner and in the public sphere of community engagement. As a maker and teaching artist she
creates work and projects which push the boundaries of the book into new forms and materials and
encourages her students to do the same while learning bookmaking skills and techniques and having FUN!

To participate in this online event, you will need internet access; a computer or tablet; and these  art-making materials. Questions? Email artclasses@lacma.org

Day 1
Accordion Fold Book with Pockets
We will look at Chris Burden’s URBAN LIGHTS sculpture!

Day 2
Folded Fan Book with Windows and Doors
We will look at Alexander Calder’s Three Quintains (Hello Girls) fountain sculpture/stabile

Day 3
Flag Book with Found Writing
We will look at Barbara Kruger’s Untitled (Shafted) elevator work

Venue

Los Angeles County Museum of Art