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Writings and drawings exploring the life and work of information science pioneer, Paul Otlet.

Article for Triple Canopy by Molly on the life and work of Paul Otlet.
Post by Molly on Triple Canopy's Annotation blog.
Review by Beth Capper in the October 2012 issue of Modern Painters.
Review by Randall Miller in Daily Serving, June 28, 2012.

Project exhibition history:
Click Here, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, January 21-March 26, 2017
Homage, Williams Collection, Wellesley, MA, March-September, 2016
Mood Board, Furthermore, Washington, DC, February 7-March 7, 2015
The Proto-History of the Internet, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, June 8 - August 18, 2012

Installation at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago.
2012
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite and colored pencil on paper
44 x 34 inches
2012
Traité de Documentation
Graphite on paper
11 x 8.5 inches
2012
Installation at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago.
2012
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite on paper
34 x 44 inches
2011
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite on paper
34 x 44 inches
2011
Installation at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago.
2012
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite on paper
44 x 34 inches
2011
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite on paper
44 x 34 inches
2011
Molly Springfield text drawing marginalia archive Paul Otlet
graphite on paper
44 x 34 inches
2012
Tracking Changes
Graphite and colored pencil on paper
44 x 34 inches
2013