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September 19, 2013

Clinton artist reimagines banned book cover for Sept. 22-28 Indy show

Clinton native Sara Lunsford will reimagine the cover of the oft-challenged “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley for an eclectic art show celebrating the freedom to read this month.

“Banned Books Recovered” is an art show and sale benefiting the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis and marking national Banned Books week.

Lunsford, now an artist and graphic designer who founded VisualGravvity with such clients as Angie’s List, Starbucks and former Indiana first lady Cheri Daniels, is one of 15 central Indiana artists showing their work.

Lunsford calls herself “an oxymoron: an artist and graphic designer who celebrates individuality but speaks corporate fluently, an entrepreneur who fights for the underdog.”

The show also includes:

Mike Altman from Cincinnati (book cover not yet known). Altman’s clients include Nickelodeon, Denny’s and Roseart.

Justin Cooper (reimagining one of Vonnegut’s recurring characters, Kilgore Trout). Cooper belongs to the BRIDGE Collective.

Mab Graves (reimagining “Lolita” by Vladimir Nabokov). Graves is inspired by fairy tales.

Mike Graves (book not yet known) co-founded BRIDGE Collective. He is an artist and musician.

Aric Harris (reimagining “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak). Harris is in Indy by way of Fremont, Calif., and Oahu, Hawaii. Harris describes his style as Fez Punk.

Kyle Herrington (reimagining “Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret” by Judy Blume) was an artist-in-residence at the Indiana State Museum, 2012.

James Judd, a.k.a. “Mamus” (book not yet known).

Seth Kong (reimagining “Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller) is from Elkhart.

Flounder Lee (reimagining “Naked Lunch” by William S. Burroughs) is originally from Cullman, Ala. Lee has shown nationally and internationally. His work involves lens-based mapping and often investigates post-colonialism, borders and/or environmental topics.

Kipp Normand (book not yet known) is originally from Detroit, designed the 2013 Arti Awards and is affiliated with Big Car.

Emma Overman (reimagining “Animal Farm” by George Orwell) is originally from Union City, Tenn. Overman is a Creative Renewal Arts Fellow.

Matt Sommers (reimagining “Grendel” by John Gardner) owns 3,000 action figures and is affiliated with Big Car.

Holly Streekstra (reimagining “Welcome to the Monkey House” by Kurt Vonnegut) has recreated the Ethical Suicide Parlor from the short story “Welcome to the Monkey House” in 1⁄2-inch scale, then is photographing it for her cover.

Pam Wishbow (reimagining “Slaughterhouse-Five” by Kurt Vonnegut) is originally from Rahway, N.J., and has a soft spot for sideshow/freakshow themes.

For a full schedule of Banned Books Week activities, visit vonnegutlibrary.org/bannedbooksweek.

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