Lear House: Walking and the Built Land Settlement

Over 2 months I walked the settlement along its boundaries,  reading and rereading Walking , “to regard man (us) as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel of Nature, rather than a member of society”.  I knew this house and Nettle’s steps and with this- try to remember. Archival ink-jet printed photographs on Somerset Book […]

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 […]

CUPFUL/paper

Ecological action and record through collection and sample. Catalog July 2016: Water Works: Vamp & Tramp Booksellers. Handmade reclaimed cotton/linen paper made with water collected from sensitive and declining areas of the Black Warrior River in Alabama. The Black Warrior River/Watershed is one of the ten most threatened waterways due to coal mining along its […]

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. […]

Paper Wasps

A social and cultural action of barrier displacement and earned trust through handmade paper and print. Handmade paper from unwashed bed linens collected door-to-door in the Black Belt of southwestern Alabama along with images of paper wasp nests from giver’s backyard sheds. Nest imagery and text letterpress printed with ink made from dried and ground […]

Catfish Poems

A collaborative piece between poet Tim Earley, Crane Giamo (letterpress printing), and myself (photographs). Catfish Poems explores place, language, and identity. Below is a brief introduction from Crane Giamo of Delete Press. Dear Friends, We are THRILLED to announce the release of Tim Earley’s Catfish Poems, available here: http://deletepress.org/books/tim-earley/ Thank you Tim for entrusting us with […]