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climate change, letterpress printing, linoleum-block printing, artists' books


1 volume. "The Liquid Fault Line is the Summer 2018 Informational Pamphlet. It addresses strategic retreat from the shoreline in an age of rising sea levels. What are the costs? What if you don't want to leave your home and community? What are the various adaptation strategies and who benefits? What will happen if we don't plan ahead?" Title from cover. "Edition of 200"--From artist's website. Letterpress and linoleum (linocuts) block prints on French Paper Co. paper, folded accordion style and sewn into printed cardstock cover with pamphlet stitch. "Brain Washing From Phone Towers is a series of informative and entertaining Informational Pamphlets produced by hand on a seasonal basis. These small-scale publications combine text (handset in metal type) and image (carved in wood or linoleum) produced via obsolete technology in editioned works which are distributed at will to a chosen audience. The content of the series aims for historical interest, commemorative intent and a healthy dose of humor, and the distribution methods are based on the values of the gift economy."--Provided by artist.

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New York City : Brain Washing from Phone Towers, 2018.


©Nicholls, Sarah, New York, NY: Brain Washing from Phone Towers, 2018.

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letterpress printing; linoleum-block printing; folded books; pamphlets; pamphlet bindings; paper


21 x 58 cm folded to 21 x 12 cm

The liquid fault line



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