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artists' books; monasteries


[22], 7 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), map. Printed and produced at the Center for Book and Paper, Columbia College, Chicago. 1 hand sewn binding (two signatures) and 1 stapled fold (notes section); paper cover. "This collection of black and white and color photographs were taken in the Palpung Monastery in Palpung Parkhang, Tibet. Each spread consists of one numbered photograph. Each number matches a note in the back of the book which details the artist's experience while walking through the monastery: what he sees, what enlivens his senses, and more concrete facts about the people and what they are doing in the photographs. The footnotes create a dual narrative of the artist's experience and the converse experience of the monastery's inhabitants. The book lies flat so that the photograph's composition is unhindered by a gutter." --Printed Matter website. RISD Alumnus, BFA, Photography, 1980. Fleet Library at RISD Alumni Collection.

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[Chicago] : Clifton Meador, 2012.


©[Chicago] : Clifton Meador, 2012.

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black-and-white photography; paper


23 cm

Palpung Parkhang



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