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In collaboration with photographer Genevieve Coutroubis

This book documents a journey through Macedonia and Thrace through photographs, printmaking, text, and sound, and uses a complex book structure that invites the viewer
to be engaged in every aspect of the travels.

Archival pigment print, screenprint, and letterpress; French-door format case binding, audio CD of ambient sound recordings, vintage postcard
7.5 x 8 x .875 inches, 22 pages (opens to 7.5 x 86.5 inches)
Limited edition of 25

 

THE DREAM OF FLYING

Made as part of a box set—Appetite for Spectacle—exploring the work of Eadweard Muybridge in the context of Rebecca Solnit’s book River of Shadows. This box set was created in collaboration with six Philadelphia artists: Katie Baldwin, Julianna Foster, Katie Murken, Tara O'Brien, and Mary Tasillo.

Letterpress, screenprint, and Polaroid emulsion transfer; carousel book structure with magnet closure
Book: 4.5 x 2.75 x .5 inches
Box: 11 x 11 x 2.75 inches
Limited edition of 12

COLLECTIONS
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
Scripps College, Northampton, MA
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

 
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THE SPACE BETWEEN ME & YOU IS ONLY AS WIDE AS THE OCEAN

Inspired by an interest in travel and transatlantic trade, this book unfolds to create an environmental sculpture reminiscent of waves or distant mountain ranges.

Monoprints and letterpress, beeswax, accordion-fold binding with cloth-covered case
8.25 x 8.25 x .5 inches, 10 pages
Variable edition of 7

 

ASCENSION

On January 9, 1793, Jean-Pierre Blanchard launched the first successful manned balloon ascension in North America from Philadelphia. This book was born out of my ongoing interest in 18th-century travel writing and the history of aviation, particularly its relation to contemporary travel and war.

Screenprints and linocuts with chine collé and collage; cloth-covered case with bone clasp
8.25 x 8.25 x .5 inches, 8 pages
Limited edition of 5

COLLECTIONS
University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Philadelphia, PA

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HARRY & ZEKE GO FISHING

In collaboration with John Karpinski

Harry & Zeke Go Fishing addresses issues pertaining to attention deficit disorder, cumulus clouds, the slow but steady return of the door-to-door vacuum salesperson, and circus-related phobias, all within thirty-two, glorious, full-color pages.

Screenprint, letterpress and inkjet prints, fishhook clasp
3 .5 x 5.5 x .25 inches, 32 pages
Limited edition of 150
2006

COLLECTIONS
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Philadelphia, PA

 

BIBLIO (1): PHOTOGRAPHS OF GREECE 1995–2005

In collaboration with photographer Genevieve Coutroubis

A book of photographs documenting contemporary Greece, produced as an artist-in-residence 

Letterpress and offset lithography, hand-bound
5.5 x 5.5 x .25 inches, 80 pages
Limited edition of 1000

COLLECTIONS
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
KIOSK Archive, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin, Germany
Long Island University, New York
Ruth Hughes Artists Book Collection, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Greek Art Archives, Istanbul, Turkey
PrintROOM, Rotterdam, Netherlands
University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Philadelphia, PA
Wells College, Aurora, NY
Over 100 private collections worldwide

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THE PICTURES MY GRANDMOTHER THREW AWAY

A mock family album interrogating the early 20th-century domestic ideal, this book collects and reclaims photographs of women whose identities have been lost to history, re-inscribing stories that usually remain untold.

Silver gelatin prints & letterpress from metal type and hand-processed photopolymer plates
6 x 7.75 x .75 inches, 60 pages
Limited edition of 35 plus 5 special-edition copies with screenprinted tea towels in a clamshell box

 

STRANGE ENCOUNTERS

The Strange Encounters Project is a book of narratives about encounters with strangers in public places exploring how our interactions with people unknown to us define how we see ourselves in relation to the world. The book contains stories from thirteen international contributors.

Polaroid emulsion transfers and letterpress from hand-processed photopolymer plates; Coptic binding
6.5 x 8 x .5 inches, 66 pages
Limited edition of 25