In which we meet Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian in Lawrence, Kansas, at the former home of American writer William S. Burroughs (1914 - 1997). Nina takes us on her journey of sorting Burroughs’s book collection and challenges you to sort some books yourself!
Episode 13 Instructions:
1. Choose a person you know or would like to know better
2. Take a look at/through their library
3. Make 3 stacks of books to develop a portrait of the person
4. Upload it to your social media platform of choice using #theartassignment
5. Fame and glory (your work might be featured in a future episode)
And don’t forget to check out the rest of Nina’s Kansas Cut-Up series. They’re all great, and we only showed you a few.
Special thanks to The Lawrence Art Center, William Burroughs Communications, Yuri Zupancic, and Tom King, for the assistance in making Nina’s project and this episode happen.