Book of Dreams|
Artwork date(s): 2005
Description: Suede leather-bound codex with embossed title on coverMedium: Blind embossing, linocut and offset litho
Inscription: Signed by the artist
Type: South African Artists Book
Place publication: (Johannesburg, RSA)
Publisher: The artist
Reference note: At first glance the book consists of images, texts and blind embossed elements, hand cut and printed from relief linocuts. On closer examination you will see that the text is in fact produced digitally from a font developed by Moore which he has named ‘Bushman Iconography'. The text is then digitally transferred to offset litho plates and printed in close registration with the hand cut lino blocks. The integration of handmade and digital imagery in such a seamless and unified manner seems unique to the artist's book.
Exhibition notes: Item 12 in the exhibition 'Navigating the Bookscape: Artists' Books and the Digital Interface', Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, 25–30 September 2006 and FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg, 5–13 October 2006.
Total images: 5