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Ideation by Chance
image: none, text: none(?!)

Item date(s): 2013

Veronika Schäpers  - (book artist)

Pages: unpaged
Size: 247mm
Inscription: Signed by the artist
Edition: Unique

Place publication: Berlin, Germany
Publisher: Artists Book
Exhibition 2022

Additional notes:
Created for an exhibition held at the Seager-Gray Gallery in Mills Valley, San Fransisco in February 2013, curated by Barb Tetenbaum and Julie Chen who produced the deck of cards "Artist's Book Ideation Cards" (see separate entry). These cards were designed as an aid to bookarts students, providing ideas for book-making.

Veronika Schäpers received twelve cards and was asked to make a book referring to them.

The books has no "pages"; polyester film fold in the form of a multiple dustcover, marked with post-it notes and stored in a clear acrylic container.

The cards provided were:

Paper: transparent, translucent

Layout: based on an historic example

Text: none

Structure: innovative structure

Technique: mixed media

Color: least favourite

Image: none

Adjective 1: lyrical or musical

Adjective 2: mystical or spiritual

Adjective 3: loud

Adjective 4: strange or exotic

Adjective 5: colorful

Exhibition notes:
Creative Research: The Artists’ Books of Veronika Schäpers, Robbin Ami Silverberg and Julie Chen JBCBA, WAM

22 September to 15 December 2022

Ref: GB/13845

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