RIOS (Random Information Organization System)

RIOS (Random Information Organization System)

RIOS is located in the P2 level elevator lobby of the Central Library’s parking garage.  It is a wall relief made from cast glass, representing numerous shelves of books.  To Francis, a library is the original “random information organization system.”  From afar, the view is of infinite shelves of books stretching to eternity, starting in the garage and seemingly passing through a glass wall into the elevator lobby area.  Upon closer inspection, the books are shown to be stacked

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Location: Central Library

Date created: 2007

Associated artists

Edward Francis
Edward Francis


40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN, 46204


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