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pamphlets, wood engraving (process), wood engravings (prints), artists' books


1 volume. "The World Turned Upside Down is the third Informational Pamphlet for 2016. The third pamphlet of 2016 addressed truth, fiction, the sound of type in your head, and the history of pamphleteering itself. Is the end nigh? How can one identify a witch? What is globalism? These questions are posed, but probably not answered." Woodblock and letterpress prints on French paper. Handbound in pamphlet stitch method with accordion foldout. "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. Edition of 200.

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New York City, New York : Brain Washing from Phone Towers, 2016.


©Nicholls, Sarah, New York, NY: Brain Washing from Phone Towers, 2016.

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woodcuts (prints); letterpress printing; pamphlet bindings; pamphlets; folded books; paper


15 x 67 cm folded to 15 x 11 cm

The World Turned Upside Down



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