Date

2011

Edition Size

unique

Media

Crayon, Ink, Rubbing

Paper

Okiwara

Binding

Coptic

Location

Brooklyn, NY

$ 2,800.00

Out of Print


Letraset press on letters, turmeric in a PVA/water suspension, brush, ink, wax crayon rubbings, other pigments, and a pastel drawing by Laura Smith. Paper: Okawara, Japan, cover paper Unryu, Thailand. Coptic stitch binding, painted board covers.

Like the throwing of the I-Ching sticks, Conflation seeks prophecy by throwing text, letters, and images onto the page. By taking impressions of the world and vigorously pressing them into paper, Conflation forms a primordial pool, a galactic-book-nursery for star-letter birth and typographical expressionism, all under the watchful eye of a stern, falcon-holding midwife.

Various tombstones, Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York, (burial place of Mark Twain), and linoleum cut plates by Cat Glennon.