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Creating an Art Book with Katie Prock

April 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


In this hands-on workshop led by artist Katie Prock, attendees will have the opportunity to do some personal reflection through both writing and collage-making.

Attendees should bring copies of photographs and other paper ephemera – origami, postcards, sheet music, grocery lists, printed text messages, sonograms, found images, etc. – relating to their own history and identity.

During the workshop, attendees will be guided through a self-reflective writing prompts and the creation of diaristic collages on large pieces of roll paper. The documents/images brought by attendees and the words/phrases generated in the reflective exercise will become the source materials and inspiration for each individual’s book. After the collages are created on the large rolls of paper, they will be folded down again and again to create book-sized spreads which will then be cut apart and bound into a book using a simple pamphlet stitch. Attendees will leave the workshop with a one-of-a-kind artist book about their own identity.

Please bring things you are willing to cut up, photo copies work too!

Attendance is limited for this workshop to allow for more interaction with the artist. Pizza will be served as well. We hope to see you there!

About the Artist

Katie Prock is a photographic artist and book maker. Prock earned her MFA in Studio Art at Florida Atlantic University, where she now works as an instructor in photography and digital media. Her studio practice utilizes alternative printing techniques and incorporates handcrafted processes which emphasize chance occurrence and imperfections. Her work and research focus on topics such as identity, gender, and family history. In addition to being exhibited across the United States, including Biblio 2020 at Art Palm Beach, Prock’s work has been featured abroad in the Body + Memory + City Photo Festival in Alicante, Spain, and the It’s Magic. A Beyond Experience exhibition in Rome.


April 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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