Looking Out / Looking In
2021 Member's Exhibition



Alina Josan

Alina Josan studied painting at Tyler School of Art and library science at Drexel University and has spent most of her time in Philadelphia working for library conservation labs, archives and libraries. As an Art Department librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia, she continues the tradition of extensive collaboration with the Philadelphia Center for the Book.

Nervous system

Looking in: Screenprinted drawings roughly based on the human nervous system, with a tip of the hat to the engraved plates in Denis Diderot's "Encyclopedia". Looking out: Leaves printed in cyan, magenta and yellow ink. Three of a growing body of work from leaves gathered on various walks.

11 x 17" unfolded
Silkscreen and nature print on paper folded into one-sheet books.