The Lost Call
Letterpress, Pochoir, rubber stamp, screenprint. Edition of 50 (40 of which formed part of POSTED/UNPOSTED, British Isles).
The Lost Call is designed as an imagined 10th pamphlet of H N Werkman’s The Next Call - inspired by, and in memory of, the artist. Both pamphlet and envelope were produced using a variety of techniques, most utilised by Werkman himself. The book reads as a standard codex but removing the hinge reveals the gatefold towards a poster.
Border Bus Ballads Vol. 2–5
Letterpress, stickers, digital 8pp + cover, hand sewn 3-hole pamphlet stitch.
mTicket found poetry courtesy of the Border Bus No. X62 commute.
Each volume is an edition of 10.
Border Bus Ballads records the work commute to ECA on the X62 bus. The daily, 5-letter word is backup if the QR reader fails to read the mTicket. To make the commute bearable, this magic word was recorded.
Ignorance is Strength
Letterpress, hand writing.
Edition of 20.
Inspired by Orwell’s 1984, Ignorance is Strength is a comment on deskilling, downgrading and diluting knowledge out of a workplace.
Typewriter, risograph, letterpress, cupcycled card and newsprint.
Ongoing variable edition.
These books form an ongoing series of typewritten and risograph works inspired, in part, by H N Werkman. The starting point is risograph printed basic shapes that makeup letter forms (line and circle). These larger prints are cut to smaller pages to give a range of variable compositions. With the help of Monica De Luxe, the pond-rescued typewriter, the pages are completed, with the repeat of mechanically produced characters as a pattern. The pages are worked on for one hour each day and have become a diary of mood written meaning. These pages are collated and sewn in a six-section exposed spine chain stitched binding.
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