Prerequisite: at least one 100 or 200 college level art or design class. 
Students will learn to make books that pop up, transform, unfold, expand, books that become theaters, movable structures or interactive experiences: movable books. They will treat form and content as an interdependent whole as they create their own movable artists books. With the emergence of e-books we can't help but ask ourselves whether there will remain a place for physical books in our future or if they will eventually disappear altogether. In this studio-seminar we'll explore various 3D book forms and structures, which can't readily be translated into digital format. Historic and contemporary examples of movable books will guide our inquiry. Students will be expected to work a minimum of 6-8 hours a week outside of class time. This time includes preparing models, working on individual or group projects, homework assignments, reading, writing, research, watching media and preparing presentations. Critique will be conducted informally on an ongoing and individual basis during all studio sessions and occasionally in group format.