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Incantations by Mayan women
"Recycled and handmade paper with silk-screened illustrations. Front cover is a three-dimensional rendering of the face of Kaxail, Mayan goddess of the wilderness, in recycled cardboard mixed with corn silk and coffee. The bas-relief mask has incised open eyes. Housed in a protective case lined with handmade paper. ...Incantations contains spells and hymns tape-recorded by the women and by Ms. Past, who transcribed and translated them from Tzotzil into Spanish and English."--www.vampandtramp.com
294 p. : ill. ; 25 x 26 cm.
Boxes (containers)Perfect bindings
Black-and-whitePhotographicText (layout feature)
Artists' books--MexicoTzotzil poetry--Translations into EnglishTzotzil womenWomen shamans--Mexico--ChiapasGroup work in art
artists' books (books)
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