About this piece:
A book in two parts Part one – Six circular panels with 4 color illustrations printed with hand-cut polycarbonate plates rotated around a central axis in a different position for each color. Center freehand text and cover printed from polymer plates. Bound with Tyvek hinged accordion binding that opens to display all panels in a 25.5 in. dia. circle Part two – Two circular panels (8.5 in. dia.) with text and circular staff illustration and cover printed from polymer plates with Music CD and companion video DVD. The Free Circle – Improvisations on the Circle of Fifths was designed, composed, performed, printed and bound by Thomas Parker Williams.
About the artist:
Lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Thomas Parker Williams lives and works in Philadelphia, PA, USA. His work includes hand-made artist book editions, unique book works, printmaking, and painting. Some of his artist book editions contain an audio element – music or sound work – composed, performed, and recorded by the artist. Tom’s artist books are in numerous private and public collections.