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.
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: The prints are wrapped in a paper wrapper, then housed in a wooden walled tray. The drop-spine box is goat skin and Moriki hand embossed with letters of the alphabet. Covers are mono-screenprint with embossed alphabet on Rives BFK. Cover board edges wrapped with Moriki, endpapers handmade by Katie MacGregor Label is foil printed goatskin. Approx. dimensions: 6 x 6 x 1.5 inches.
Alphabet of Desire – Boxed version – 2006
edition of 13 bound
6.75 x 6.75 x .75