Artwork date(s): 2010
Description: Scroll format in a clam-shell box with divisions holding the scrollMedium: Fabriano paper, digital printing and cotton thread
Inscription: Signed by the artist
Edition: # 1/5
Category: South African Artist's Book
Type: Scroll in box
Sub-type: Artist as sole producer (concept, item, binding and box)
Theme(s): Reflexive historical book form via repurposed biblical texts for personal socio-political & religious contemplation & commentary
Place publication: (Johannesburg, RSA)
Publisher: The artist
Reference note: Source text: Every Bible verse in the Old Testament containing the word 'land' has been collected and printed. The text has been cut into strips and woven into a scroll with cotton thread. Every woven section contains five lines of text.
Exhibition notes: Included in the exhibition 'Hartland', Absa Gallery, Johannesburg, 6th – 29th October 2010.
Included on the exhibition 'TEXTures: an exhibition of texts, textures and structure in artists' books', Archives and Special Collections, Library and Information Centre, University of Johannesburg, 5th March - 18th April 2014.
Included in the exhibition 'Behind The Personal Library: Collectors Creating the Canon', The Center for Book Arts: Main Gallery, New York, 11th October - 20th December 2014. Organised by Alexander Campos, Executive Director & Curator, Center for Book Arts, with Johanna Drucker (UCLA), Jae Jennifer Rossman (Yale) and Tony White (MICA).
Total images: 4