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Sensational Books

04/07/2022

09:00

Sensational Books

Sensational Books is a Bodleian Libraries exhibition which explores our experiences of the book beyond reading through a variety of sensory experiences.

Rub, stroke, chew, wear, sniff – Sensational Books explores our experiences of the book beyond reading.

Structured around six senses of sight, sound, taste, smell, touch and proprioception – the sense of self-movement and body-perception – this exhibition will unlock a world of sensory engagement with books.

Explore how early books and manuscripts engaged with the senses, in ways similar to more recent works by book artists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Using dynamic and interactive elements from sound artists, tactile displays and even a smell wall, come and celebrate the book in all its forms.

What's on

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Artisan Swap Shop
95 Gloucester Green 28.05.22

Artisan Swap Shop

Artisan Swap Shop
Divine Schism: Oh, Community! Fundraiser Gig for YWMP
Fusion Arts 24.04.22

Divine Schism: Oh, Community! Fundraiser Gig for YWMP

Divine Schism: Oh, Community! Fundraiser Gig for YWMP
Divine Schism: Toodles & the Hectic Pity + Live, Do Nothing + Gold Baby + Give up gig
Fusion Arts 22.03.22

Divine Schism: Toodles & the Hectic Pity + Live, Do Nothing + Gold Baby + Give up gig

Divine Schism: Toodles & the Hectic Pity + Live, Do Nothing + Gold Baby + Give up gig
Material Objects as Black Cultural Expressions of Home - Yvadney Davis and Gayle Hall in Conversation With Junie James
95 Gloucester Green 22.03.22

Material Objects as Black Cultural Expressions of Home - Yvadney Davis and Gayle Hall in Conversation With Junie James

Material Objects as Black Cultural Expressions of Home - Yvadney Davis and Gayle Hall in Conversation With Junie James
Beside the Point - Exhibition Showcase
The #WindowGalleries and 95 Gloucester Green Recurs regularly 04.07.22

Beside the Point - Exhibition Showcase

Beside the Point - Exhibition Showcase
Sensational Books
ST Lee Gallery, Weston Library Recurs regularly 04.07.22

Sensational Books

Sensational Books
A History of Ordinary People in Africa
The #WindowGalleries Recurs regularly 03.06.22

A History of Ordinary People in Africa

A History of Ordinary People in Africa
Contradicting Authenticity - Exhibition by Julius Muraga
95 Gloucester Green Recurs regularly 31.05.22

Contradicting Authenticity - Exhibition by Julius Muraga

Contradicting Authenticity - Exhibition by Julius Muraga
Wetland Arts Community Art Workshop
Other 20.08.22

Wetland Arts Community Art Workshop

Wetland Arts Community Art Workshop
Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop
Other 24.07.22

Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop

Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop
Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop
Other 26.06.22

Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop

Wetland Arts Drawing Workshop
Wetland Arts Family and Open Art Workshop
Other 21.05.22

Wetland Arts Family and Open Art Workshop

Wetland Arts Family and Open Art Workshop

Supporters of Fusion Arts

Oxford City Council Arts Council England National Lottery Funded Project Grant National Lottery Community Fund Oxfordshire Community Foundation Here for Culture Doris Field Charitable Trust BBC Children in Need