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Textus-Texts-Textiles: Fabric Bookworks of Lise Melhorn-Boe

W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections

Textus-Texts-Textiles explores the relationship between texts and textiles, through a feminist lens, via the sewing bookworks of Kingston artist, Lise Melhorn-Boe, supplemented by books as cultural texts and technological artifacts from the collections of W.D Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections. 

This exhibit is curated by Brendan Edwards, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen's University Library, and Ella Heiss, undergraduate student in HIST 212: Experiential Learning in Historical Perspectives and 2022 intern with the W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen's University.

The exhibit will be on display in the Spring and Summer of 2022. 

Department of History, Queen's University

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