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Pulp, A Love Story By Melissa Potter
Paperback: $40.00
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Papermaking in Serbia? For more than ten years, artist Melissa Potter has had to explain what she does for a living-wherever she does it. Through professor Vlada Veljasević’s illustrations... More > and storyline, this book chronicles Potter’s Fulbright award adventures opening a papermaking studio at the University of Belgrade and celebrates the amazing relationships formed while teaching the art form in a country almost entirely unaware of its existence. This brief “how to” is meant to inspire future generations of artists and papermakers to develop their own projects in places equally unfamiliar and wonderful. In English, and Serbian.< Less
A New Conscience By Melissa Potter
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In this complicated text, Addams lays bare the race and class implications of the anti-prostitution movement. At the same time, the workers of Hull House were closest in proximity to the Dearborn... More > Station area, which was a heavily populated by Italian, Irish, and Eastern European immigrants. There were beaters on the streets to make sure the girls didn’t escape the brothels. Hull House could not determine wages for these women—they may not have even existed. But they did mark the location on their maps with white boxes, a ghostly bookmark in what would become a future debate for “sex work is work.”< Less
An Illuminated Feminist Seed Bank By Melissa Potter and Maggie Puckett
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An Illuminated Feminist Seed Bank is a new publication that tells the story of Seeds InService, a unique Chicago garden project by Maggie Puckett and Melissa H. Potter where plant fibers... More > are cultivated for art works, research projects, and public interventions. For the past five years, Seeds InService has combined feminist and ecological concerns with the art of hand papermaking. This book serves as both a scholarly and poetic reflection on hand craft and social practice in uncertain cultural landscapes and blends critical writings, research, project documentation and original artworks. It offers inspiration as well as an informational guide for you to start your own seed revolution. It also promotes Chicago’s history in craft activism—a feminist tale that weaves back to the Jane Addams Hull House and the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book & Paper.< Less
Serbo-American Cookbook By Melissa Potter et al.
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Artist's book made by serbian and american students and young artists. "Food and art are a perfect combination. They share our ideas, cultures, and histories. I hope readers will enjoy the... More > Serbo-American Cookbook, lovingly created by our students and faculty." Melissa Potter< Less
Crafting Women's Stories By Clifton MeadorP et al.
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Crafting Women’s Stories: Lives in Georgian Felt represents a unique cultural collaboration between artists in the Republic of Georgia and the United States. The authors, who are educators and... More > artists at the Center for Book and Paper, Columbia College Chicago’s, travelled to Georgia to lead workshops in the towns of Alvani, Napareuli, Telavi and Akhmeta that combined felting, a regional craft, with exercises in using felt to make expressive, artistic objects, especially one-of-a-kind books.< Less
Craft Power:Enhancing Women’s Rights Through Traditional Practices in the Republic of Georgia By Miriam Schaer & Melissa Hilliard Potter
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An overview from artists, Melissa Hilliard Potter and Miriam Schaer,about their collaboration with artists and activists from Women's Fund in Georgia, using felt a traditional craft heritage in the... More > region to create artist books, felt masks and banners.< Less
Crafting Women's Stories: Lives in Georgian Felt By Clifton Meador et al.
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Clifton Meador, Melissa H Potter and Miriam Schaer partnered with Women's Fund in Georgia to run workshops in the Khaketi region of the Republic of Georgia, where participants created person artist... More > books from felt-a craft heritage in the region< Less
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Among Tender Roots Catalog By Center for Book & Paper Arts
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Widely recognized for her collaborative community-directed projects, Laura Anderson Barbata’s work finds expression in the service of cultural exploration and group participation. Ms. Barbata... More > works within a variety of cultures to create art that has meaning and relevance for her collaborators. This exhibition documents Barbata’s collaborations with these communities through books, handmade paper, printworks, sculpture, video, installation and photographs. The exhibition includes projects with an indigenous people of Venezuela, the Yanomami; the GRAS project in Trinidad; and Moko Jumbies, a multidimensional project involving brightly-costumed stilt walkers in locations ranging from Trinidad to Brooklyn. Born in Mexico City, currently living in New York and Mexico, Barbata has shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. Among Tender Roots was curated by Melissa Potter.< Less
Among Tender Roots Catalog By Center for Book & Paper Arts
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Widely recognized for her collaborative community-directed projects, Laura Anderson Barbata’s work finds expression in the service of cultural exploration and group participation. Ms. Barbata... More > works within a variety of cultures to create art that has meaning and relevance for her collaborators. This exhibition documents Barbata’s collaborations with these communities through books, handmade paper, printworks, sculpture, video, installation and photographs. The exhibition includes projects with an indigenous people of Venezuela, the Yanomami; the GRAS project in Trinidad; and Moko Jumbies, a multidimensional project involving brightly-costumed stilt walkers in locations ranging from Trinidad to Brooklyn. Born in Mexico City, currently living in New York and Mexico, Barbata has shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. Among Tender Roots was curated by Melissa Potter.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
Paperback: $21.60