This book compares the physiological workings of the heart (day and night, night and day, a pair of pumps works steadily inside our bodies) with Aubri Aleka KelemanÕs poem Suggestions for Improving the Heart and Its Workings. The trouble comes in its shape, its obvious desire to split in two.
Color xerox from original watercolors on Mohawk superfine text in a board book binding, open spine. Covers are board covered with laser printed/handpainted title & illustration on paper made by Ray Tomasso (Interocean Curiousity Studio). 24 pages, plus endpapers of papers hand-marbled by Pamela Smith. Text block edges painted with graphite/acrylic medium.
Ab miniature – 2001
edition of 25
3 x 2.375 x .375