Triennial
14 July–30 September 2018

'The American Library' by Yinka Shonibare MBE

FRONT, Cleveland Triennial, Ohio, USA
Commissioned in partnership with Cleveland Public Library, 'The American Library' is a new installation featuring 6,000 books, each covered in wax printed batik textile. These are inscribed with names of immigrants with notable contributions to American culture. Alongside the exhibition are web-based documents featuring immigrants and stories uploaded by visitors.
 

 

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