Oct 13th 2020

Irma Boom

@ School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Opening Tuesday, October 13th, from 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Tune in to view a virtual studio visit with designer Irma Boom in conversation with Alison Fisher, associate curator of architecture and design at the Art Institute of Chicago. This event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Link to join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/98945289199?pwd=QkFKd2JVQytveU5LSGUrdmdZK0Q3dz09
Passcode: SAICVAP (closed captions available)

Irma Boom is an acclaimed graphic designer and bookmaker based in Amsterdam who has created over 300 books. Acting as both designer and editor, Boom’s bold, experimental approach often challenges the conventions of traditional books in both physical design and printed content. Boom’s books are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Vatican Library, Vatican City, Italy; and The Centre Pompidou, Paris, among other institutions.

Presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago.

Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations should visit saic.edu/access

Image: Irma Boom: Biography in Books. Amsterdam: The University of Amsterdam/Lecturis, 2010. Courtesy of Irma Boom.

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