Monday, May 15, 2006

Robert Bringhurst lecture at RIT

The School of Print Media at the Rochester Insititute of Technology presents the lecture:
"The Typographic Mind" by Robert Bringhurst
Friday, May 19 10-11:30 am Location: Eastman 2000

Bringhurst's published works on art, book design and literary criticism include: Visions: Contemporary Art in Canada (1983); Ocean Paper Stone (1984), a history of fine art publishing in B.C.; and The Elements of Typographic Style (1992), a guide to typographic etiquette, grammar and style. Following his interests in typography and book design, he was contributing editor to Fine Print: A Review for the Arts of the Book (1985-90).

Friday, May 12, 2006


Saturday, May 13
1-5 p.m. Central Library, Downtown Buffalo
See: for schedule

Plus: An exhibition of Western New York active, small press literary publications organized by Michael Basinski, Curator of The Poetry Collection and Jennifer Lipps, The Poetry Collection's Mary Barnard Fellow, will open on May 13 as part the UB Humanities Institute and The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library's Celebration of the Book (see below). The exhibition will run at the central branch through June 15th.

Monday, May 01, 2006

The Future of the Book

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue, Rochester NY
Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2006

• Will new technologies change how we will be reading and accessing
• What will future libraries and bookstores be like, and how will they
deliver information?
• How will live performance and visual art contribute to the development
of literature in our culture?

The Future of the Book gathers publishers, book manufacturers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, artists, and writers in a series of panels to discuss the future of the world's oldest and most powerful medium.
For more information
One-day-pass $10 (Saturday or Sunday). Two-day pass $15. Register
early-seating for some panels may be limited.