DErangements [a study for UnReading]

Published: May 1, 2014
transmedia performance video Lynn Book
Lynn Book

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Lynn Book
Lynn Book is a transmedia artist working across disciplines and cultural spheres through extended body, material practices and technologies to make performance, exhibition, online works and public projects.  Her work centers on the transformational potentials between people, practice and place, taking shape in city sites and galleries, in clubs, fields, online and in concert halls with a range of collaborators including architects, a whole village and an opera company.  She has been awarded grants for her critically acclaimed work from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Franklin Furnace Fund, Illinois Arts Council, a project residency funded by MacArthur Foundation, among others. Her recent project is UnReading for Future Bodies, a video book work comprised of 3 volumes.  Book 1, “Escapes”, is published online with Anglistica (University of Naples) and on Vimeo and has been screened in the US, UK, Australia, Berlin, Budapest and Naples. Book 2, “Derangements” will be forthcoming in 2015. Book teaches at Wake Forest University in the US and serves as a faculty associate and graduate advisor with Transart Institute, an international graduate school in contemporary arts practice, since its inception.