A reverse flat hinge binding holds individual page spreads of handmade paper with embedded plant matter, screen printing and dried leaf specimens. Text is hand gilded with copper leaf. Covers are eco-printed papers. Housed in custom drop-spine box.
text extracted from a piece by Andrea Gibson (slam poet/performance poet)
paper, dye, 23 kt. gold and copper leaf, embedded plant specimens, ink, laser toner, acrylic
About the artist:
Alicia Bailey is a studio artist working across multiple disciplines. She has focused on book arts and assemblage since the mid-nineties, producing artists’ books, sculptural books and limited edition books. Alicia’s work embraces a wide variety of methods and materials. It has been featured in dozens of solo and group exhibits throughout the world and is held in numerous public, private and special collections. An archive of her work in the book arts is under development at Penrose Special Collections, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.