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IN-PERSON EVENT: Gallery Talk with Yi Bin Liang

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Registration is requested

Front and back of a book binding depicting a young man and young woman larger than life sitting atop a building, hugging. A speech bubble over the woman says I love this part.Gallery Talk in 40 Years: Celebrating the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers

with Yi Bin Liang

Members: Free | Visitors: Free with admission

Join library worker and book artist Yi Bin Liang for a discussion of her binding of Tillie Walden's I Love This Part, along with two other bindings she made in the same illustrative style. She will talk about the onlay and tooling techniques she used, and audience members will be invited to handle the works.

Young woman with glasses standing in a tiled room.Yi Bin Liang is about to start work as a conservation technician at the Harvard Art Museums. She graduated from the North Bennet Street School's bookbinding program in 2019. She also has a BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design, and currently serves on the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers.

This gallery talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition 40 Years: Celebrating the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, on view at the Boston Athenæum through August 7, 2021.

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