Kalmia Strong

Center for the Book; School of Library & Information Science
University of Iowa

Kalmia Strong is an MFA candidate at the Center for the Book and MA candidate in the School of Library and Information Science. She worked at the International Dada Archive, as an Olson Fellow in Special Collections, and at the Grant Wood Art Colony. Her research explores contemporary and historical zines and alternative publications, as well as the role of book objects and practices in cultural resistance and social change. Kalmia is the Program Director at Iowa City's arts organization Public Space One; here she works to instigate and sustain experimental, cooperative, and community-based art practices and resources.