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artists' books; fairy tales; Surrealist; dreams
18 unnumbered pages : color illustrations . Cover title. "Two stories written and printed by Allyson Church in Providence, Rhode Island, 2018"--page  of cover. Edition of 3 numbered copies. Edition numbering sewn into back cover. Oversize, fabric book printed as Church's senior project for the Department of Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design. Incorporates silkscreen and letterpress printing, aquatint, hand sewing and embroidery. Different fabrics thoughout the work, some mounted or sewn onto other found, patterned fabrics. All pages handsewn into a beign, light canvas cover. Story themes include fairytales, surrealism, magical realism, sea life and dreams. Some found fabrics sourced from the the Apparel Department building, some were dyed by the artist. Library has copy no. 2. Artist has sewn a "pillow-case" container for this copy.
RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record
Providence, RI : A. Church, 2018.
©Providence, RI : A. Church, 2018.
Materials / Techniques
fabric art (visual works); screen printing; letterpress printing; aquatint (printing process); hand sewing; embroidery (visual works); paper