Library Science contemplates our personal, intellectual and physical relationship to the library as this venerable institution—and the information it contains—is being radically transformed by the digital era. Through drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, painting, web-based projects and works sited at New Haven libraries, the artists in Library Science explore the library through its unique forms, attributes and systems: from public stacks to private collections, from unique architectural spaces to the people who populate them, from traditional card catalogues to that ever-growing “cyber-library,” the World Wide Web. [READ MORE...]
Library Science was made possible with the support of a Strategic Initiative Grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, and exhibition support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the David T. Langrock Foundation. We are grateful for the generous amount of time and effort contributed by the host libraries, and by the Connecticut Library Consortium and its members, without whom the Film Festival could not take place, and for the general operation support provided by the City of New Haven Office of Economic Development, the Greater New Haven Community Foundation and from individual Friends of Artspace.