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Symposium: CODEX MEXICO SYMPOSIUM AND BOOK FAIR:

Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street Northwest
Friday, April 19th, 2013
9:00am – Sat 2:00pm | FREE!

Don’t miss the Codex Mexico: The Book as Art Exhibition Symposium and Book Fair from April 19th – 20th at the Mexican Cultural Institute. On Friday, April 19th, attendees will have the opportunity to hear short panels such as Tradition and History in Mexican Artist Books and On The Importance of Collecting Artist Books featuring well known printers, artists, and librarians, including founder of the Codex Foundation Peter Koch, Adan Griego and Roberto Trujillo from Stanford University Libraries, and Mexican poet Miguel Angel Prez Maldonado, among others.

Friday panels will be followed by presentations from five California artists whose work is on display as part of the Mexican Cultural Institute’s The Book as Art Exhibition. On Saturday, April 20th, the Mexican Cultural Institute will welcome the Artist Book Fair, where Codex artists and local printers will display pieces from their work.

For a full schedule of Symposium events, please visit: http://www.instituteofmexicodc.org/symposium.pdf

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