This book is an extended love poem in the form of an abecedary. The illustrations are abstract expressions of the text. The text not only chronicles the celebration of a relationship but expresses a wish to not forget and to remain attentive to love.
at what moment
did I recognize
did I remember you?
Over the edition, the layout of the book is consistent yet each print is unique. Text laserprinted on Arches watercolor paper. All images painted on an open screen with water based acrylic inks, then hand pulled for each of the four colors, allowing artistic variation within the edition.
Boxed portfolio: Prints are loose in wrap-around portfolio of Rives BFK. Title and colophon laserprinted on Mulberry and laminated to wrapper. Portfolio rests in handpainted wooden tray. Spine, cover boards and label same as bound edition. Approx. dimensions of box: 7.5 x 7.5 x 1 inches.
Alphabet of Desire – 2006
edition of 13 boxed
box 7.5 x 7.5 x 1, prints are 5.5 x 5.5 on 6.5 x 6.5 paper