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Designed by students in the Typography and Book Arts class 2007 at Scripps College in consideration of Zaum poetry, as developed by Russian avant-garde artists such as Iliazd from 1913 onward. Images were carved into linoleum or stenciled by pochoir. Each sheet, signed and numbered by the 12 students and professor Kitty Maryatt, has been French folded and organized into paper folders which housed in Tyvek mounted slipcase with an unusual accordion fold at spine opening. Limited edition of 101 copies. Library's copy is no. 71. Texts in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish; the Japanese is transcribed phonetically in Latin characters.
Scripps College Press
15 leaves : ill. ; 33 x 26 cm. folded to 17 x 13 cm.
Folded BooksFolders (containers)
Letterpress printingRelief printing
ColorsText (layout feature)
Artists' booksExperimental poetry, RussianVisual poetry, RussianGroup work in art
artists' books (books)
For Rights information please contact Special Collections at the John M. Flaxman Library.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on an Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension.