Artist Talk: Irma Boom

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020 6:30 – 7:30 pm

The Art Institute of Chicago
230 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60603

Tune in to view a virtual studio visit with designer Irma Boom in conversation with Alison Fisher, associate curator of architecture and design at the Art Institute of Chicago. This event is free and open to the public, and registration is not required.

Click here to join via Zoom, Passcode: SAICVAP (closed captions available)

Irma Boom is an acclaimed graphic designer and bookmaker based in Amsterdam who has created over 300 books. Acting as both designer and editor, Boom’s bold, experimental approach often challenges the conventions of traditional books in both physical design and printed content. Boom’s books are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Vatican Library, Vatican City, Italy; and The Centre Pompidou, Paris, among other institutions. 


Presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Image: Irma Boom: Biography in Books. Amsterdam: The University of Amsterdam/Lecturis, 2010. Courtesy of Irma Boom.