Artist and educator Paul Soulellis with Rail editor Megan N. Liberty discuss creative life in the context of our new social reality.
Paul Soulellis is an artist and educator based in Providence, RI. His practice includes teaching, writing, and experimental publishing, with a focus on queer methodologies and network culture. He is currently Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the Rhode Island School of Design, and Founder/Director of Queer.Archive.Work, a non-profit community reading room, publishing studio, and project space. Paul writes and speaks about art, design, and experimental publishing internationally, was a Design Insights speaker at the Walker Art Center in 2018, and was a featured speaker at the Eyeo Festival in 2019. He is also the founder of Library of the Printed Web, a physical archive devoted to web-to-print artists’ books, zines, and printout matter, now housed at MoMA Library in NYC.
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Megan N. Liberty is the art books section editor at the Brooklyn Rail. She writes widely on artists’ books and publishing and teaches archiving workshops for artists. She is also a 2019-20 AICA/USA and Creative Capital/The Andy Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writing Workshop participant. To see a list of Megan’s contributions to the Rail, visit https://brooklynrail.org/contributor/megan-n-liberty.