The Painted/Painterly Book: A Distillation Of Experience
‘AJS2’ (GB 1995) Hand painted artists codex book housed in a portfolio: unique / one of a kind
Portfolio for ‘AJS2’ (GB 1995) Hand painted artists codex book: unique / one of a kind
‘Fathom’ (GB 1998) A filmic narrative sequence: screen printed artists book: unique / one of a kind
One of a series of painterly books alluding to the abstracted filmic image. The memory of direct experiences of specific time and place has been used to create a series of books that present a collective layering of incident and the fleeting moment. In these works, calligraphic elements of drawing alluding to text resonate within painterly imagery, fixed as a sequence in the book form, but not necessarily as a linear narrative. As a distillation of experience, this work in a filmic frame by frame format and the other artists’ books in this series, aim to capture the fleeting moment, the equivalent of a visual haiku.
‘Fathom’ (GB 1998) (front cover) A filmic narrative sequence: screen printed artists book: unique / one of a kind
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