Paul Soulellis is a graphic designer, artist, publisher and teacher who splits his time between NYC and Providence. His writings in the field of experimental publishing and network culture have been widely disseminated and his work exhibited worldwide. Soulellis is founder of Library of the Printed Web, a physical archive devoted to web-to-print artists’ books, zines and other printout matter that embrace the fluid movement between material and digital realms that characterizes our age. He curates, designs and publishes print-on-demand publications that have featured the work of over 180 contemporary artists.
Soulellis also maintains his own practice centered on independent publishing. His work is widely held in special artists’ books collections at art and research institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the Walker Art Center, MN; Yale University, CT; Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland; The Living Art Museum, Iceland; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Hochschule Hof Bibliothek, Germany; Brooklyn Museum, NY; San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; and the New York Public Library, NY. He is also a contributing editor atRhizome, where he curates The Download, an ongoing series of artist commissions that considers the ZIP file format, the act of downloading and the computer user’s desktop as a space for exhibition.