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Many Rivers to Cross
Conflict Zones, Boundaries and Shared Waters

Artwork date(s): 2011

Keith Dietrich  - (artist)
Lize van Robbroeck  - (essay by)
HelÚne van Aswegen  - (bookbinding by)


Description: A box containing white gloves and four individually bound books in white laminated paper on hard cover boards, conventionally stitch-bound in signatures and glue-bound onto the cover boards.

Medium: Digital print on Innova Smooth Cotton High White paper
Measurements: 290mm (box) 259mm (books)
Edition: #1/10

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: Stellenbosch, RSA
Publisher: The Strange Press
ISBN: 978-0-620-48240-0
Pages: 30p

Reference noteBook one contains the following essays: 'Memory is a river' - by Lize van Robbroeck; 'Many rivers to cross' - by Keith Dietrich; 'Conflict zones' - by KD; 'Shared waters' - by KD.

The Gariep River (Book # 2)

The Vaal River (Book # 3)

Great Fish River (Book # 4)

The four books are accordion-bound with the first page glued onto the front cover board. The last page fits into a card slot glued onto the inside back cover board so as to facilitate a full display of all the pages.

Pages show images of dry river beds and engravings of human organs with additional visual graphic elements including dots, geometric patterns and red string-like lines which can be read as river lines representing 'blood lines'.



Ref: GB/14592








Book # 1 Conflict Zones, Boundaries and Shared Waters

Book # 1 Conflict Zones, Boundaries and Shared Waters

Book # 2 The Gariep River

Book # 2 The Gariep River

Book # 2 The Gariep River

Book # 3 The Vaal River

Book # 3 The Vaal River

Book # 3 The Vaal River

Book # 4 Great Fish River

Book # 4 Great Fish River

Book # 4 Great Fish River
Total images: 13


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