When designing an artist's book or altering a book, I try to follow the well-known precept Form Follows Function, though it might be more accurately described as Form Follows Content in the case of...
The Mammoth Legacy of Stephen Bishop, a multifaceted accordion-fold boo.The front of the accordion contains a pamphlet-stitched booklet , a stitched-in pocket holding a portion of a famous cave map, a fold-out with an original poem, one original drawing, and 6 inkjet prints of 19th-century Mammoth Cave etchings and engravings archivally printed over scanned images
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Horizon by Susan Bonthron. In the spirit of Billy Collins’ poem “Horizon,” the book explores intersection of accordion & tunnel books w/ a set of 6 attached frames that produce different effects when folded into & extended out of the box. Each section suspends an acetate page that floats 2 lines of Collins’ poem. The painting in the box’s interior reflects the poem’s final 2 lines: or standing on the ledge of a winter beach/watching light in the water, light in the air.