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List of artists

(alphabetized by first name)

Barb Tetenbaum
CJ Grossman
Donald Anderson
Ed Colker
James Todd
John Risseeuw
Karen Hanmer
Lynn Sures
Mary Hark
Robin Price
Steve Prince



Mary Hark

Madison, Wisconsin


Listen, Listen: Listen, Listen: Adadam Agofomma

Handmade papers from botanicals, natural dyes, cd, letterpress pamphlet books

12 x 12 x 1

edition of 50

© 2011


Honoring the extraordinary work of Ghanian palm wine musician Koo Nimo, the book uses papers made by Hark in Kumasi, Ghana of local botanicals. A paper covered clamshell box includes three intaglio prints by Atta Kwami, printed by Pamela Clarkson in Kumasi, a compact disk of Koo Nimo’s music, recorded at his home, with a portfolio of images of the recording session embedded on the CD, and three letterpress pamphlet books. Essay by Mary Hark, song lyrics by Koo Nimo

Mary Hark is a papermaker and fiber artist who has worked in Kumasi, Ghana since 2007 to establish the first hand paper mill in West Africa. She is an Assistant Professor of Design Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has been exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally.

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