Spring & O’Leary – Nightsong


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dimensions 10 x 18



‘Nightsong’ is the 18th broadside in the Dead Feminist series, an ongoing collaboration between illustrator Chandler O’Leary and printer Jessica Spring. This print features a quote by Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949), also known as ‘The Nightingale of India.’ A politician and a poet, she wrote beautiful lyrical poetry, focused on Indian themes, to inspire the nation. A lush dream menagerie features Naidu’s words: ‘What hope shall we gather, what dreams shall we sow?’

Jessica Spring is the proprietor of Springtide Press. She designs, prints and binds artist books, broadsides and ephemera incorporating handmade paper and letterpress printing. Small finely-craft editions consider historical topics and popular culture from a unique perspective and collaborative work is an important aspect of the Press. Spring has an MFA from Columbia College Chicago and teaches at Pacific Lutheran University.Chandler O’Leary is the proprietor of Anagram Press, specializing in illustration, lettering, printmaking and, in general, doing everything the hard way. Chandler received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and is a former Artist-in-Residence at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. She lives and works in Tacoma, Washington; her work is exhibited and collected internationally.

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Spring & O’Leary – Nightsong

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