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arranged objects: a few good bones

A few good bones

A few good bones

Date and Time

Saturday, January 13, 2018
All Day


  • Mary Idema Pew Library » Exhibition Space


"Arranged objects: a few good bones" is an exhibition featuring three poets from the Grand Valley Writers Series: Ander Monson, Patricia Clark, and Maggie Smith. Objects can be vehicles of memory and grief as well as recorded language. The poems are engraved, laid on the center table. Viewers have the ability to take rubbings, creating their own objects as a memory of the engraved poems. Images of the poems are on the walls, featuring cut out letters hand arranged. The act of methodically arranging letters, recognizing the physical origins of language, prompts playful composition and embraces the imperfect nature of human creations.

Exhibit sponsored by University Libraries and designed and curated by Morgan Hayden. 

More information about the Grand Valley Writers Series:



Erin Fisher, Library Program Manager,

Morgan Hayden,



This event also occurred on 1/9/2018, 1/10/2018, 1/11/2018, 1/12/2018, 1/14/2018, 1/15/2018, 1/16/2018, 1/17/2018, 1/18/2018, 1/19/2018 and 12 others


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