A Midsummer Night's Dream is retold as a wordless narrative using a combination of old and new technologies: intaglio printmaking and laser cutting. The result is a panoramic piece of book art that visually narrates the story and draws inspiration from the imagery of the text.
The book itself will be in a very small edition of only seven (eight including the display copy pictured here). The display copy of it is currently on display as part of my exhibition A Knavish Lad at McNaughtan's Bookshop and Gallery until the end of September. The exhibition also includes framed work, etchings, laser cut art and a black and white (pre-aquatinted) version of the book, which I will share more on in another post.
Enjoy the photos! Any questions, comments or queries about the artwork are all welcome.
|The finished book (on wall) measures over 2 metres in width|