In Its Own Tongue


6.25″ x 10.5″
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Letterpress printed poetic navigational tools. Folder holds two pressure printed maps and five broadsides printed from a combination of metal type and photopolymer plates; each element includes a paragraph from a prose poem about a river, and a line from Elizabeth Bishop’s poem The Riverman.

Rubber-based inks, drafting vellum, Mohawk and St. Armand papers, PVA

Edition of 25, plus artist’s proofs
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2013


© 2017 Basma Kavanagh.