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OPEN BOOK — Wednesdays at 12:15
Much of the work on view in Bookworks is designed to be held, flipped through, read, and discussed. Join us each Wednesday at 12:15—Tufts’ Open Block Period—for lunchtime activations of the artists’ books on view, faculty lectures, and performances.

August 28
Activation | Show & Tell with Darin Murphy, Head of the W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library, SMFA at Tufts University

September 4
Activation | Peter Schmidt & Brian Eno, Oblique Strategies: over one hundred worthwhile dilemmas, 1975.

September 11
Activation | Aspen records

September 18
Activation | Julie Chen, A Guide to Higher Learning, 2009; Chrysalis, 2014.

September 25
Performance | Angela Lorenz, Chewing Tzu, 1993

October 2
Talk | Nancy Bauer, “Words as Deeds: The Ontological Power of Language (and Art)”

October 9
Activation | Show & Tell with Darin Murphy, Head of the W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library, SMFA at Tufts University

October 16
Activation | Aldus Manutius, Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, 1499

October 23
Talk | Chantal Zakari, “Democratizing the Art Object: Navigating Self-Publishing”

October 30
Activation | Visionaire: Taste and Smell

November 6
Activation | Angela Lorenz, The Strength of Denham, 2004 and others

November 20
Talk | Fiorenzo Omenetto, “Living Materials”

December 4
Talk | Peter Probst, “Does Heritage Have a Form?”

December 11
Activation | John Gonzalez, Sticker Book, 2013-4