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The Body & Story
April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Northwest Arts Center presents The Body & Story, by artist Marianne R. Petit, Americas 2020: Paperworks Best of Show artist, on view from April 1-29.
Petit is an artist and educator whose work explores fairy tales, anatomical studies, graphic medicine, and collective storytelling practices through mechanical books that combine animation and paper craft. Her interests are in combining technology, traditional book arts, and sequential storytelling to create new forms of narrative for the 21st century.
For more about Petit and her work go to https://mariannerpetit.com/.
A limited public reception and online viewing is scheduled Thursday, April 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Both exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Please see the reception event or NAC website for more details. Masks and social distancing are required.
The Walter Piehl Gallery is located in the Northwest Arts Center on the lower level of the Gordon B. Olson Library, with its own entrance on the south side of the library. The Arts Center is open TWThF 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 1-5 p.m. and by special arrangement. It is closed holidays.
This project is supported in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, which receives funding from the state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.