To Fill or To Fondle Book #40
To Fill or To Fondle #40 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 #40 Screenprinted in purple, pink, orange and other colors of ink on grey heavy-weight washable paper cover. Interior pages: brown, purple, pink and white pages of various textures and materials, plus handmade paper, van dykes prints, screenprints, ephemera and other inclusions. Purple binding thread.
Closed: approximately 8.75 inches tall, 5.75 inches wide, and 1.5 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..