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Stitching speechless / haiku by Stephen Addiss ; book concept & creation by Josh Hockensmith and Stephen Addiss.

Author/creator Hockensmith, Josh book artist.
Other author/creatorAddiss, Stephen, 1935- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info[Pittsboro, N.C.] : Blue Bluer Books, 2011.
Description38 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm
Subject(s)
Local noteLibrary copy is number 2 of deluxe edition of 14 copies. Bound using Japanese stab binding.
General noteContains 17 haiku by Stephen Addiss produced by cutting his own poems into individual lines and reassembling them into new poems. Each page has burn and smoke marks. The placement of the burns is based on a sequence of randomized numbers originally created by for a project by John Cage and Stephen Addiss. Printed using rubber-stamp type and inkpad inspired by the lo-fi traditon in book arts - the world of 'zines and democratic multiples.
General noteIssued as a deluxe edition of 14 copies completely hand-made using fine Japanese materials, and as an open facsimile edition using a commercial printer for the text with hand-made covers.
Acquisitions source Gift of Josh Hockensmith, 2018.
Genre/formArtists' books.
Genre/formJapanese sewing (Binding) North Carolina Pittsboro.

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner Rare Artist's Book Collection N7433.4.H62 S75 2011 ✔ Available Place Hold

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