Place Projectors: Bringing Light, Lenses, and Words Together

Writers & Books Artist Residency: Place Projectors by Annalisa Barron

Writers & Books invited Annalisa Barron to be an artist in residence while developing her sculptures and researching locations for Place Projectors. Our atrium currently houses the sculptures after they are made or shown in their respective locations. The exhibit also includes items on loan from the Bausch and Lomb Archives that showcase historical materials that are used as the optical glass in these projecting sculptures. Since January 2020, Annalisa has worked with our staff and instructors by visiting classes and doing activities to gain insight into our community and the history of our building. At the end of her residency she will unveil a Place Projector designed specifically for Writers & Books that will remain permanently on the premises.

To partner with our mission, Place Projectors is basing the content of the projections for our sculpture on written memoirs and stories about your experience of being here in our building. We are accepting submissions from July 3 – August 7, 2020. Click here to read about the submission process.