“No Translation Required” to showcase international book arts collaboration

Samira Rahimi honored by third annual artist's book symposium jury in 2010.

The ACA Library of SCAD houses one of the largest collections of artists’ books in the U.S. With more than 2,000 books, the library owns works by Ed Ruscha and David Hockney and is constantly acquiring new works.

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ATLANTA—SCAD showcases the book arts with a major exhibition, “No Translation Required: Artists’ Books in Germany and Georgia,” March 8 - April 16, in the university’s Trois Gallery, 1600 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Ga. The project, a collaboration between SCAD; the University of the Arts, Braunschweig, Germany; and the Klingspor Museum, Offenbach, Germany, features 60 selections of the best contemporary book art from the collections of the Klingspor and ACA Library of SCAD, and highlights student work from SCAD and the German university. “No Translation Required” also will be exhibited in October 2010 at the Klingspor Museum—one of the most notable museums worldwide for the art of modern book production and typography.