Artist Books

FEUILLES FERALES (FERAL LEAVES)

Bird skull

Bird skull used as a quill to write the poems, night blue ink.
4.5 x 2 x 2 cm

Man and windmill

Poem

Photograms

4 photograms : bird skull and pelvises, dried-up cactus pad, thorny branch. All found on an island.
All photographs have been abraded, eroded, dissolved, and left drying in the wind like leaves.

Woman and woods

Woman and rosemary bush

Feuilles férales

Leporello Moleskine (21 x 13.5 cm – 312 cm long when fully open)
11 unique silver-based prints on Agfa Brovira paper (10.5 x 16 cm each)
10 animal-related poems written with the bird skull using night blue ink
2 black cat whiskers
Unique edition, in private collection

WILD PROPHECY

wasp nest

wasp nest

wasp nest

Paper wasp nest that fell from a hollow weeping willow tree full of beautiful rats
21 small scrolls, on each, a strophe of the poem Prophétie Sauvage (Wild Prophecy),
like the silk caps covering the cells when the larvae pupate into adults
Archival quality glassine and ink
8.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm
Price on request

THE GLASS BOOK

Glass book 1

Glass book 2

Glass book 3

Unique Wabi-sabi glass book containing poems of the books Penser avec les dents, Les cahiers de chute et d’ire (first volume), and Penser avec les dents, Les cahiers d’ivresse nova (second volume). On the glass plates you can see high mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, and sometimes a discreet human presence.

9 ancient stereoscopic positive glass plates, archival ink, original ancient cardboard box.
Box: 2.6 × 5.5 inches
Glass plates: 2.4 × 5.1 inches (each 0.03 inches thick)
Price on request

THE SECRET FAUST

Faust 1

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Faust blackout

Unique edition artist book. The text is secret. The book can only be read by its owner and it involves destruction of the cover. That book cannot be sold, it can only be a soul gift. True pacts, can only be deep love pacts. Part of Pyroclast, to illustrate a dream.

136 pages, blackout poetry (indian ink on ancient Goethe’s Faust edition)
Wrapped in archival glassine paper, then in a Montval Torchon 270 g/m2 box (organic glu)
Fully sealed with white cotton thread, and drops of my blood.
18 x 11 x 1.2 cm