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Reading closed books

Sam Winston (Author, Artist), George Szirtes (Author), Emily Berry (Author), Kayombo Chingonyi (Author), Christina Petrie (Editor), Matthew Appleton (Book designer), Haein Song (Binder), Andy Sewell (Photographer), Pietro Martini (Photographer), Arc Editions (Publisher)
Absorbing Light: Transcriptions of responses to darkness residencies by Sam Winston, George Szirtes, Emily Berry, and Kayo Chingonyi -- Absorbing Space: 3 months of transcribing experiences (outside the sense of sight) by Sam Winston -- Becoming Dust: One month residency by Sam Winston at The National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, London, Friday 19th January 2018 - Saturday 10 February 2018
Print Book, English, 2018
Arc Artist Editions, London, England, 2018
artists' books (books)
3 volumes : illustrations ; 31 cm
Absorbing Light
Absorbing Space
Becoming Dust
Title from slipcase cover
"This is the first printing ... in an edition of 34 copies with 5 artist's proofs"--Colophon
"The book is printed using a HP Indigo press with GRACoL and Fogra certified HP Indigo Ink. ... Hand binding by Haein Song ... Body text is set in Dante MT Pro and Pitch Sans. Book design by Matthew Appleton at Modern Activity with additional design assistance from Pietro Martini. Photography by Andy Sewell and Sam Winston. Text editing by Christina Petrie"--Absorbing Light colophon
"Each book has a unique handwritten colophon and title page"--Absorbing Space colophon
"The book is archival inkjet printed onto 54gsm Tosa Shi sheet ... Handbinding by Haein Song in Colorado Seine bookcloth. Body text is set in Dante MT Pro. Book fore-edge photography by Pietro Martini. Additional text editing by Christina Petrie"--Becoming Dust colophon
Issued in a cloth-covered slipcase; each volume signed by the artist
Becoming Dust is bound in an accordion fold format attached to the back cover