Maggie Puckett

Fire to Fire: From the Big Bang to the Red Planet: A Timeline of the Earth’s Past, Present, And Future in Paper

Maggie Puckett

Fire to Fire: From the Big Bang to the Red Planet: A Timeline of the Earth’s Past, Present, And Future in Paper

Date

2011

Edition Size

unique

Media

Handmade paper

Binding

Other


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Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

Fire to Fire is an artist’s book constructed of handmade paper (abaca, cotton, flax, linen, campfire charcoal, red and green marine algae, lobster shell, dried anchovies, roots, ants, shed snakeskin, feathers, pressed flowers, fur and leather, eggshells, vegetable seeds, ground cloves, litter, coarse desert sand, beach sand, pigment), commercial paper, thread, pva, ink. The unique binding was conceived especially for this project but is based on traditional exposed binding methods. 

Fire to Fire: From the Big Bang to the Red Planet: A Timeline of the Earth’s Past, Present, And Future in Paper is part of ANTHROPOCENCE, an interdisciplinary body of work combining art and science to explore the complicated history and future of anthropogenic effects on the Earth’s systems.