Paul Soulellis (b. 1968) is a New York based artist and creative director, maintaining his studio in Long Island City, NY. He explores memory and representation through photography, typography, language and the book form. Most recently, he developed Library of the Printed Web, a curatorial project organized around artists who create printed matter from content found on the web. The collection is housed in a wooden display crate and will be featured at The Book Affair at the opening of the 55th Venice Biennale. A 12-volume book work commissioned by the b-side Multimedia Arts Festival, was installed/performed in Weymouth, England for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.. Stripped (Sixty-Six Sunsets Stripped), part of a collaborative book work in honor of Ed Ruscha’s 75th birthday, was featured in “Ed Ruscha / Books & Co.” at Gagosian Gallery, New York. Paul was a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome in 2011. Paul’s work is in numerous public and private collections, including The John Cage Trust, Ed Ruscha and Richard Kostelanetz. His work has been exhibited at Gagosian Gallery, Mews Project Space in London, London South Bank University, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, University of North Carolina and University of Toronto. He speaks regularly about his work and has been a visiting critic at Cornell University, Columbia University, City University of New York and Parsons The New School of Design. He was a featured speaker at the BookLive conference in London in June 2012.