It’s hard to imagine that a person who makes books would be glad that the author and book are dead. But such is the “strang” world of Aaron Cohick, The Printer of The Press at Colorado College and the proprietor of the New Lights Press. (The title of the show, as it were, comes from a story about a European man who, writing to the captain of a ship with a list of desired items from the New World to add to his cabinet of curiosities, ended with “Any thing that is strang.”) An exhibition of Cohick’s curious press work and experimental approach to printed matter opens tomorrow night at Coburn Gallery on the Colorado College Campus. In this audio slide show, Cohick talks about his philosophy and approach to the new life of a dying art.

Complete details about Friday’s opening can be found HERE.

 

2 Responses to Any thing that is “strang.”

  1. Mary Ellen Davis says:

    Paying attention… I appreciate this insight into Aaron’s work. Thanks.

  2. Dina Wood says:

    Fascinating-I look forward to seeing this exhibit.

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