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Jane Prophet: DictionARy & Withdrawn Books

DictionARy & Withdrawn Books

Jane Prophet

DictionARY is an augmented reality piece that invites you to point your mobile device at a graphic marker to see texts appear in front of you.
Withdrawn Books is a series of dictionaries from which laser cut shapes emerge based on dictionary definitions by the 18th century lexicographer, Samuel Johnson.

Website: Jane Prophet

On view at Shapiro Undergraduate Library (First Floor Lobby), Shapiro/Hatcher Connector Bridge, and Hatcher Graduate Library (Second Floor Elevator Lobby & Special Collections Research Center)

This work is featured as part of Bookmarks: Speculating the Futures of the Book and Library, an exhibition of site-specific installations, performances, interventions, and events in U-M libraries, curated by Stamps Dean Guna Nadarajan in partnership with the University of Michigan Library.