Salvaged Scraps and Shreds
Scattered mind by-products folded-pressed-stitched-glued-and-covered, contained. Unique, 2008
Random Reports 1, 2 and 3 – front cover
Random Reports is a series of poems by Barbara Henry derived from
vocabulary lists chosen by chance and choice from the first section of
The New York Times. They reflect the spirit of the day and are
specifically dated, and the subject of the poem is strictly a result of
Random Reports 1, 2 and 3, back cover – for more info please visit related post
“Milton a poem”, blindness in binding: sewn-boards allow a hole for light to find access across the book. (4 x 5 1/2″). Arches paper, 2009, edition of 23.
“Outwear” is mixed media about the want of privacy, and the lack of. 2008, unique book.
wood type + hotstamping: here / scan the inside
Bare Abyss: a short story in text messages, set to metal type for crayon rubbings. 2007.
Limited edition of 2 books with one AP. For a detailed description of the techniques used please click here
Five Poems by Mary Ruefle, designed as a 5-sided book on the occasion of The Center for Book Arts 2016 chapbook competition, to which the author was a judge. Letterpress printed from hand-set type and collographs. Sewn-boards binding. 6x6x6″, edition of 100. Price: $150.
Odd-ball piece: a curio cabinet about kleptomania, schizophrenia and narcissism – just so we can get it all figured out. mixed media, 2011, unique.
Bookbinder privilege: instead of keeping a journal I keep folios, which I afterwards proceed to bind together. This one is called Diário Binário Bestiário, and its pages were made while I was recovering from being stalked/hacked.
a glimpse of what it looks like inside
I call this one the gut book. The pages are actual animal intestines, a technique I learned from a teacher who lives in Alaska. The text lamination was my spin on it: a sliver of gampi tissue.
colophon page. 5×5″, one-of-a-kind book, 2007.