Crayon, Graphite, Hand-painting, Ink, Inkjet, Monoprint, Rubbing
6 × 8 in
CollectionCollection Development, Unique Books
University of Connecticut (UCONN)
Text: Marshall Weber, with lyric fragments from the Rolling Stones song, Gimme Shelter by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
Page cutting remix by Christopher K. Wilde
Binding: hand-sewn, with decorated hand-sewn covers by Sara Parkel
Edition: unique, various papers
Pages: 18, dimensions: 6 X 8 inches, variant page measurements, assorted layered page constructions
Publisher: Organik, Brooklyn, NY
Media: aspiration, digital ink jet photo-printing, drawing, mono-printing, painting, and rubbings with black pepper, curry powder, graphite, shellac, various inks, blessed ochre pigments from Australia, turmeric, wax crayon, wire branding by Christopher Wilde and Kurt Allerslev, calligraphy, and drawings by Marshall Weber including images hand-copied from the George Caitlan Indian Gallery (Report to the Smithsonian Institution), 1885.
Breath is an abstract meditation of oblique fragments of American history related to exhalation and exasperation.