Owed to The Mountain
Owed to The MountainDiane Jacobs2021Scantron Press 12.5 × 12.5 in. closed36 pagesSingle-section softcover pamphletDigital inside with letterpress cover Owed to The Mountain is a lavish tribute to Mt. Hood, which, on clear days, is still visible from Portland, where artist Diane Jacobs resides. The years-long project includes three versions of the book — an elaborate sculptural…
NecrologyLawrence Levi2021Printed by Conveyor Studio 5 × 7 in. closed48 pagesPerfect-bound softcoverDigital offsetEdition of 100 There really isn’t much to say about death. Each metaphor for it feels imprecise; each explanation of its mechanics or significance says too little or too much. Where consciousness ends, so too do art and science or any other way…
How to Draw Tornadoes
How to Draw TornadoesMichael Darcy2021 8.5 × 10.75 × 1 in. closed116 pagesCase-bound, sewn on tapesLaser printing “Tis education forms the common mind, Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.” Alexander Pope, Epistles to Several Persons In How to Draw Tornadoes, Michael Darcy explores his early education through the longstanding analogy between the…
Hogarth’s Copycats: 300 Years of Artistic Piracy
Hogarth’s Copycats: 300 Years of Artistic PiracyJeremy Bell2021 11 × 8.5 in. closed54 pagesPerfect-bound softcoverDigital printing Hogarth’s Copycats: 300 Years of Artistic Piracy is one of three books about William Hogarth by the independent scholar (and musician) Jeremy Bell. The three books, along with their online paratext, form a fluid ecosystem of interconnected and self-referential…
The Artist’s Novel
The Artist’s NovelDavid MarotoMousse Publishing2019 Part I: A New Medium8 × 6 in. closed284 pagesPerfect-bound softcoverOffset Part II: The Fantasy of the Novel8 × 6 in. closed292 pagesPerfect-bound softcoverOffset Spanish artist/theorist David Maroto’s two-volume work of fictocriticism, The Artist’s Novel, is not an artist’s book in the traditional sense (if we can say there is…
Tools for Extinction
Tools for Extinction is an anthology made of, for, against, within and in spite of this pandemic.
A collection of memories inspired by the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, “Seed Vault” uses the book form to imbue a text with rewarding multiple meanings.