|Title||It Just Takes 1|
|Artist / Creator||Lisa Isley|
|Press Name||Off Piste Press|
|Place of Publication||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Process / Technique||Letterpress printed using linocut, wood and cast type|
|Number of Images||5|
|Structure / Binding||Separate board structure|
|Medium / Materials||Each book contains a piece of garbage gathered by the artist during various hikes in the Canadian Rockies|
|Number of Pages||22 pages|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||6 x 7.5 x .4 inches|
|Edition Size||Edition of 24|
|Signed & Numbered||Yes|
In this piece explore the impact we can have as individuals in shaping the world in which we live through simple acts that can have a profound effect on our future. The garbage in each copy of this book is one of many pieces gathered during various hikes in the Canadian Rockies over a year.
Artist BioLisa Isley is a Calgary artist, a bookbinder and book conservator; her work centers around the book as a work of art. |Lisa has exhibited her books and prints locally, nationally and internationally. Her work is in private and public collections in Canada, the United States and Europe. The history of the book, book structures, decorative bindings, printmaking and typography interest her. She is committed to learning and preserving the historical techniques of the craft. Lisa enjoys creating modern design bindings for texts as well as printing, illustrating and binding her own artist books and broadsides.