The objects in this wundercabinet re-count a conversation with a printer who was retiring and selling his shop. Twenty-six bullets are cast from damaged type. The weight of two pieces of type and one bullet cast from the same material are nearly identical, examining how words can be as dangerous and devastating as bullets.
Winner: The Hedi Kyle Award. Congratulations, Laurie!
|Title||26 Soldiers of Lead|
|Press Name/Publisher||Asheville BookWorks|
|Artist's Nationality||United States|
|Place of Publication||Asheville, North Carolina|
|Printing/ Reproduction Process||Letterpress, Risograph, typewriter|
|Book Structure/ Binding Method||Box object / wundercabinet. Japanese binding, flat back binding and a flag book.|
|Paper Stock||Various Japanese and found papers|
|Dimensions (WxH) or (WxHxD)||10 x 8.5 x 1.5 inches|
|Signed and Numbered?||Yes|