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Mapping Space Research


Mapping Space Research, an installation by Lily Cox-Richard's Space Research class features collections of research and investigations of multiple VCU spaces. Each of the projects in this exhibit maps a research journey.

The exhibit is free and open to all during normal library hours. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For special accommodations, please contact the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

About the Exhibit

The first step of the project was for the students to find an article in a current periodical that related in some way to issues of space and creative practice. From there, students identified possible directions and let their curiosity lead the way. In each node of research, they found new portals, and their investigations continued to branch in multiple directions. They explored VCU Libraries' digital and special collections and stacks, consulted with off-campus libraries and museums, engaged in field research and conducted interviews. The research is the project.

Image: Mapping Space Research posters, courtesty of Lily Cox-Richard's Space Research class