Concept to (Political) Action: Pop-Up Artists’ Books

Artist’s Talk by Shawn Sheehy

Date
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Location
Description
Noted Chicago artist Shawn Sheehy uses paper engineering to produce engaging sculptural books exploring environmental politics. In his books images of plants, animals, and even landscapes literally move. He made his first pop-up book as a design student at Madison Area Technical College. Sheehy’s lecture will include many images from his books and the stories that inspire him. Sponsors: Friends of the Libraries, Special Collections, Silver Buckle Press, and Kohler Art Library.
Cost
Free
Contact
265-2505, friends@library.wisc.edu