6th Annual Bernstein Book Arts Lecture: Poetic Science: The Bookwork of Daniel E. Kelm

September 21, 2023

Sixth Annual Bernstein Book Arts Lecture Event Details:

Poetic Science: The Bookwork of Daniel E. Kelm Lecture by Daniel E. Kelm
Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 5:00 PM Chazen Auditorium, Chazen Museum of Art University of Wisconsin
750 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706

Daniel E. Kelm is a book artist known for his innovative structures and extensive knowledge of materials. For the past 40 years, Kelm has designed and produced artist’s books, interpretative fine bindings, and book sculptures in his Easthampton, MA studio, The Wide Awake Garage. His work integrates science and the arts, often exploring themes of alchemy, maps, and mysticism. Prior to becoming a book artist, Kelm received formal training in chemistry and taught at the University of Minnesota. Kelm has lectured and taught widely and founded the Garage Annex School for Book Arts in 1990. www.danielkelm.com

The exhibition, Innovations Unbound: The Artistry and Collaborations of Daniel Kelm, will be on view at the Kohler Art Library from September 15, 2023—January 15, 2024.

Sponsored by UW-Madison’s Kohler Art Library, the lecture is funded by the Leonora G. Bernstein Artists’ Book Endowment.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Image details: Venus, Daniel E. Kelm, 1991. Credit: One Match Films