Monday, 29 October 2012

Unchartered Democracy


My second edition for Book Art Object is finished and books have been posted out today to members of Group 10 (and a few friends I am exchanging books with).

I decided to work with the idea of a charter as an official written document of government as well as a contract executed between two parties - the US Government and soldiers serving on its behalf.

After the members of Group 10 have received their books in the mail, I will post some images and write about the making of the book.

10 comments:

ronnie said...

sounds fascinating helen - looking forward to seeing pics (what a tease this pic is - my fav combo of black and white and red....)

dinahmow said...

Yes, very elegant, all stacked like that.
adiI'll let you know when it arrives.

Amanda said...

Congratulations Helen! Another edition finished. These look beautiful - I hope the seal doesn't need to be broken to open the book, I don't think I could bear it. I think I spy a tied ribbon to undo on the side...

Helen M said...

Thanks ronnie, Di and Amanda. It would be too cruel, Amanda, to make people break the seal.

Janine Whitling said...

the outside looks beautiful. looking forward to reading more.

dinahmow said...

I have this book now. It is a powerful piece.When all are accounted for I'm sure Helen will write more.

ersi marina said...

I wish I was a member of the group, so I could get one of these! They look just perfect. I hope you'll blog about the process with more shots soon.

Fiona Dempster said...

Tantalising in so many ways Helen. I am really looking forward to seeing you tell their story; and would love to hold one in my hands one day. Susan and I visited Bribie on Friday and enjoyed your work greatly. Go well, F

Helen M said...

Thanks Janine, Di, ersi and Fiona. I will say more after all the books have reached their destinations.

It's great that you saw the books at Bribie, Fiona. I'm yet to get there to have a look and I hope I find a book of yours there too.

Paper Chipmunk (aka Ellen) said...

My copy has made it to the outer reaches of Northern California. As Di said, what a powerful piece. I feel privileged to have it, and keep opening it up to look at it. Thank you! I look forward to seeing what more you post about it.