Jessica Williams: Intimate Narratives Set

Jessica Williams: Intimate Narratives Set

SKU: 3


8 × 10 × 3 in


$ 30.00


Set of 4 Risograph artist publications from the series Intimate Narratives by Jessica Williams, published by Hverdag Books, Oslo, Norway. Retail individually for $10-15 each.

Set includes:

  1. From an Island. 6 1/4 by 9 1/8 inches; Saddle Stitch; 26 pages; Edition 25/50Images taken while artist in residence at Fordypningsrommet Fleinvær. In the midst of brilliant, unflinching nature, the human hand is everywhere. Part of the publication series Intimate Narratives.
  2. Personal Political. Risograph; 6 1/4 by 9 inches; Saddle stitch; 58 pages; Edition 18/50 First edition, May 2018. Blue ink on light pink paper.  “Circa 3 hours a day, from the 12th to 18th of May, I devoured the news in search of human moments adrift in the chaos of relentless global tragedy. English / norsk.”
  3. From a Park in Nanjing. Risograph; 6 1/4 by 9 inches; Saddle Stitch; Edition 19/50Images taken in August of 2017 at Xuanwu Lake Park, a former imperial lake garden composed of five naturally occurring islands connected by bridges. During imperial times, the lake was also known as “Military Rehearsal Lake”, as many military demonstrations and battles were fought there over the years.
  4. The Past is a Finite Place. Risograph; 6 1/2 by 9 inches; Pamphlet Stitch; 51 pages; Edition 28/50 Collected texts 2009-2017 featuring an interview never before translated to English, excerpts from various long out-of-print publications including 2014’s Slow Education, rare exhibition texts, and a very casual recipe for kombucha.