On Goethe’s Milk: Gulf Waters

She rejoices in illusion. Whoso destroys it in himself and others, him she punishes with the sternest tyranny. Whoso follows her in faith, him she takes as a child to her bosom. from Goethe’s Nature.

Photographs from the Gulf of Mexico taken near the site of the BP Horizon spill- feeding migratory seabirds.

Archival Pigment Printed Color and B&W Photographs on Somerset Book. Letterpress printed Somerset Book cover. Handbound.

Printed at the Penland School of Craft while instructing the 2016 Spring Books & Paper Concentration.

Edition of 1

$475.00

*10% from the sale of this book will go to The Nature Conservancy’s oyster bed restoration program in Alabama.

Between

Between experience and the lens- A record of anthromes in 18 volumes of photographs and discreet poems. Archival Pigment Printed images from 35mm and medium format negatives on recycled cotton paper; hand-typed text. Handmade linen/cotton paper portfolios; French Paper bands. Edition of 5, 18 volumes per set; available per volume (please contact) $75 per volume […]

Monologue

A look beyond experience. Photographs from infrared cameras placed on family property in Washington County North Carolina by Christopher Davenport. Original text hand typed on a ledger machine by Crane Giamo. Text on handmade raw cotton/abaca paper by artists. Photography on French Paper. Handbound with handmade pine pulp, flax, and raw cotton paper covers by […]

Catalogue

Acceptance and resignation as contemporary ecological narratives of extinction. Letterpress printed handwritten listing of all known extinct birds as of April 2014 using ink made from collected, dried, and ground hatch eggs and fallen nests. Photogravure printed imagery from photographs of spring migration habitat in areas of marginal succession. All on Arches text wove. Hand pigmented […]

Birds & Traps

Perceptual moral challenge to expectation and ecological conditioning through a selection of extinct birds and the traps used to capture and kill them for collecting. A companion piece to Catalogue. Letterpress printed from linoleum cuts on Arches text wove using inks made from crushed coal. Handbound in letterpress printed full cloth as accordion fold portfolios. […]

Wunder

Repetition and image/text variant as phenomenological events equal to moments unreasoned and discovered. Cover is contemporary media chatter: August, 2013, and photographs from the Keewanaw Peninsula: 47.2836° N, 88.3869° W. Based on concepts of wunder vs. belief. Offset lithography on Arches text wove and French Paper wrapper. Letterpress printed handmade slip sleeve paper from reclaimed linen. Edition of 25. $115.00 […]