Based on the traditional instructional pillow books given couples on their wedding night, this two-sided accordion contains 6 sexually explicit watercolors paired with 6 physical and spiritual descriptions of the ’embraces of love’ taken from ancient Asian texts
“. . . in the tenderness of love, the Clouds and the Rain complete us . . .”
book opens to 2 x 9, color laserprint from original watercolors on Mohawk Superfine text, acrylic tinted tyvek, paste & marbled papers, watercolor and laserprint. 8 double sided accordian hinged with tyvek. 6 illustrations & 6 text pages.
process materials held by University of Denver, Penrose Library Special Collections
There are Names for Those Acts (Which We Long to Perform) – 2001
edition of 25
1.675 x 2.675 x .875