• Macy Chadwick Cell Memory
  • Macy Chadwick Cell Memory

Macy Chadwick – Cell Memory


envelope 71/2 x 91/2 inches; book 6 x 73/4 open

edition of 100

© 2002


about this piece

Cell Memory is an artist’s book about the microscopic world of the cell and distant memories. Circular die-cut pages, ethereal imagery, and poetry evoke the sense of unconscious memories residing within the cell. Cell Memory was written and created by Macy Chadwick.

The book was offset printed in grey and yellow ink on UV Ultra paper. Pamphlet sewn, enclosed in a shaped envelope with string and fabric additions.

Macy Chadwick publishes artist’s books and limited-edition prints under the imprint In Cahoots Press in Oakland, California. Macy is originally from Rhode Island and she received an MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She currently teaches classes at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, San Francisco Art Institute, and San Francisco Center for the Book. Her work is in prominent collections in the US and abroad, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, Yale University Special Collections, and University of Washington, Seattle.


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Macy Chadwick – Cell Memory