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Exhibit A: Visualizing Art, Agency, and an African American Attitude

These past months have been a challenge for us all, and we hope you have found ways to stay healthy and safe…

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Before We Forget with Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva

A Shelf Life Zoom and Streamed PresentationThis video presentation is now available, archived at: https://www.facebook.com/vabookfest/videos/336333474204320 Lyall Harris and Patricia Silva discussed Patricia’s 2020 pandemic project Before We Forget, hand-bound journals …

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SHELF LIFE: St Brigid Press with Emily Hancock and Kristin Adolfson

A Shelf Life Zoom and Streamed PresentationThis video presentation is now available, archived at: https://www.facebook.com/VirginiaCenterForTheBook/videos/297255401699373/ In this interview by Kristin Adolfson, Emily Hancock of St Brigid Press takes us on a tour of her letterpress print shop, …

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2020 Great Reads: The Undefeated

Every year, the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress features a book from each of the affiliate Centers for the Book, creating an annual list of Great Reads. …

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2020 Book Center’s Member Project is NOW the Quaranta Art Project

We are redirecting our member’s collaborative project energies towards our Quaranta Art Project On April 20, 2020, Bonnie Bernstein (Member’s Project co-leader) wrote: Hello, friends. I am writing on behalf …

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Quaranta Art Project

“In this time of physical isolation, we don’t have to be socially distanced” Our Book Center’s Member’s Project Landed Here! Participation is Open to Anyone and Everyone. Please engage online …

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VOICE OVERS: Writers and artists to respond to the public landscape

A call for works of verbal and visual art in broadsides and posters that reframe narratives of Virginia’s past in addressing the present-day challenges of sexism, racism, and bias, especially …

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