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Johanna Drucker Lecture

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March 14, 2007, 12:30 pm   » 

Johanna Drucker is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia where she co-founded SpecLab (with Jerome McGann). Her most recent publication, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity (Chicago, 2005), was the basis for the exhibition "Complicit!" at UVa in 2006. She is working on ArtistsBooksOnline.org and finishing a critical history of Graphic Design with Emily McVarish to be published by Prentice Hall in 2008. She is known for her work as a visual poet and book artist, and her work is represented in collections throughout the United States and Europe. She has published and lectured widely on the history of the book as an artists' form, visual knowledge production, and digital aesthetics. Her other scholarly publications include: Theorizing Modernism (Coumbia, 1994), The Alphabetic Labyrinth (Thames and Hudson, 1995), The Century of Artists' Books (1996) and The Visible Word (Chicago 1994) among others.

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