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Open Book: Aimée Beaubien

June 21, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Unfurl Unfold: the touch of a leaf, the page in a book felt
Spudnik Press Cooperative
This project is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency.



Join us for an Open Book session on zoom hosted by SY Lim

Featuring the works by Aimée Beaubien.


About the artist:

Aimée Beaubien is an artist living and working in Chicago. Beaubien reorganizes photographic experience while exploring networks of meaning and association between the real and the ideal in cut-up collages, artists’ books and immersive installations. A photographed plant, interlaced vine, woven topography merge into fields of color and pattern and back again expanding the ever more complicated sensations of reading a photograph and experiencing nature. Beaubien’s work has been included in national and international exhibitions including SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA; Demo Projects, Springfield, IL; Gallery UNO Projektraum, Berlin, Germany; Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX; Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY; The Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WI; Virus Art Gallery, Rome, Italy. Her work is held in the permanent collections of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago, IL; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Aimée Beaubien is an Associate Professor of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL where she has taught since 1997.



June 21, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT


Mana Contemporary
Monira Foundation


Monira Foundation Chicago
2233 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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