FEAST Feature of the Day: An Omnivore’s Memoir by Elsi Vassdal Ellis. This work is stunning, a compelling tour de force! Elsi is one of the most prolific book artists I’ve ever known. Her books are always deep, intellectual and compelling. This work incorporates an apron, placemat and table tent; eight books, pamphlets and menus; 143 recipes on folded cards divided into courses; 28 “We All Must Eat Something” species coaster cards; and 28 “You Are What You Eat” coaster cards. All beautifully presented in a well-crafted, oversized kitchen utensil drawer organizer. Elsi accomplishes these kinds of feats regularly—even with a day job as big as a university department chair and professor.
Stop by the gallery if you have a chance to see this work. But plan on taking a while to read all of the cards and booklets. It will be worth your time!