Front Cover, image source: Rahel Zoller

Work Description

The Western and Japanese book in a dialogue with each other, create two conceptual frameworks that invite the reader to explore the book format and its tradition. When naming the top and the bottom of a book in Japan the top is called: 天 sky or heaven and the bottom 地 ground or earth whereas in Western publishing, the top is called head and the bottom tail: this originates from the animal skin a book was bound in historically.

Artists’ Book

Title / タイトル

by Author / 著者

Publisher self-published
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2020
Artist: Author / 著者
Printrun 100
Subform Book Set
Language English, Japanese, English, Japanese
Dimensions 13.0 × 20.5 × 1.0 cm
Technique Print On Demand