05/02/2011

Artists' Books 2003

The Jante Law

'A Refugee Crosses the Tracks' (Aksel Sandemose, 1933) outlined ten commandments said to reveal how Danish identity is dogged by inferiority and inadequacy.

This 'book' investigates and reassembles these commandments in both physical construction and applied design.

Accompanieing the book is the poster; 'the process' (2002), describing the making of the book.

In the collection of Manchester Metropolitan University Library All Saints.


Book:

Hand-bound and cut (2003)

Cover size: 31x31cm

Edition of 10


















Poster:

Printed in plastic sleeve

Size: A6 folds out to A2

Featured in; 'All Messed Up: Unpredictable Graphics' by Anna Gerber, 2004























Boy Met Girl

A colourful fun sequel to 'Boy Meets Girl' (2000).

- the baby robots have arrived.


Like the previous book a sequence of building shapes reveals the boy and girl in the center of the book.


Hand-cut and bound book (2003)

Cover size: 8x12.5cm

Edition of 40 – SOLD OUT





In many private collections and also The British Library–The John Lyons Handling Collection, Tate Collection, London, Wexford Arts Centres Collection, Ireland, Smith College, Mass. USA, University of Southampton Libraries Winchester School of Art and Norwich School of Art & Design Library.