Iowa Bibliophiles "The Photobook: Heavy Hits & New Trends"

February 12, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

University of Iowa Main Library
Special Collections Reading Room, 3rd Floor
125 West Washington St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Iowa Bibliophiles presents David Johnson's "The Photobook: Heavy Hits and New Trends"

Join David Johnson, Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography, as he presents “The Photobook.” During this conversation, he will discuss some of the essential historical photobooks within Special Collections and the direction of contemporary photobook publishing using his personal collection.

In 2019, David published his first photographic monograph with Kris Graves Projects entitled "Wig Heavier than a Boot" in collaboration with Poet Philip Matthews. With this experience, David will introduce the process of photobook publishing and collecting.

Light refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, with the talk to begin at 7pm. This event will be held in Special Collection's Reading Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Main Library.

Iowa Bibliophiles is free and open to everyone. If you require any accommodations, please contact