Feb 10 Sat
Public
Educational Program

On the Hunt for Artist's Books in Mexico with Adan Griego

February 10, 2018
2pm

Join us on Saturday February 10 as we follow Adan Griego, the Curator for Latin American, Iberian & Mexican American Collections at Stanford University, on his travels through Mexico to seek out the best of the best Artist's Books currently being made there. The Mesoamerican book tradition goes back thousands of years, with the codices of the Mixtec people, Aztecs, and Mayans. Today artists and poets are collaboratng to generate a resurgence in handmade artist's books. Griego will recount some of the more interesting and often times humours adventures he's had and the extraoridnary lengths scholars, collectors, and artists will pursue for a chance to have "beauty and happiness." 

$8 svma members

$12 general public 

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