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  • "A Cabinet of Curiosity: the Library's Dead Time," by J. Pollack and B. Mak width:640;;height:406
  • The UIUC Library & Information Science Library closed its doors on May 15th, 2009. Its card catalogue, visible in the background, is now an index of "membra disjecta," or scattered members, pointing to materials that have been dispersed in different collections across campus. width:570;;height:480
  • "How the Page Matters: the art of research" highlights the different iterations of the manuscript submission, copy-edited versions, proposed design, and galleys of an academic book. width:639;;height:480
  • “Dissection: physiology of an object” interrogates the ways that physicality, textual transmission, and bibliographic description all contribute to meaning-making, whether in the codex or its digital counterpart. width:623;;height:480
  • "Dissection" in foreground; "Masked Labour" behind width:360;;height:480
  • Julia as the librarian in  "A Cabinet of Curiosity: the Library's Dead Time" width:386;;height:480
  • Dissection of a PDF width:360;;height:480
  • "Masked Labour," a meditation on the human costs of digitization width:611;;height:480
  • Charles Willson Peale and his Cabinet, 1822 width:300;;height:375
  • The Librarian and her Cabinet, 2012 width:359;;height:480
  • Advertisement for "A Cabinet of Curiosity: the Library's Dead Time" <br />by J. Pollack & B. Mak<br />Figure One Gallery<br />Champaign, Illinois<br />February 17th & 18th, 2012 width:640;;height:372
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