To Fill or To Fondle Book #45
To Fill or To Fondle #45 A book to use or to peruse, or both.
Open. Not blank. Not empty. Bookbinding as color study, as pattern test, as collection, as collage. Now it's your turn to fill or to fondle.
To Fill or To Fondle #45 Screenprinted red and cream ink on kraft brown cover. Interior pages: cream, white and pale orange papers of various textures and materials, plus van dyke and cyanotype prints, vintage ephemera and handmade paper inclusions. Yellow binding thread.
Closed: approximately 8.75 inches tall, 5.75 inches wide, and 1.375 inches thick. Pages: approximately 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Made 2020. Signed with studio stamps, book number, and dated.
To Fill or To Fondle is an open edition of handbound books picking up where the sold out series Relative Medium ended. Made individually in small batches, no two books are alike. These hefty books contain blank pages of various colors as well as inclusions of screenprints, cyanotypes, photographs, clippings, tags, signs, vintage ephemera and repurposed prints..