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artists' books; Fordlândia, Brazil; Tapajós River, Brazil; Ford, Henry; abandoned cities


8 unnumbered pages : all color illustrations. Cover title. Edition of 20 numbered and signed copies. Each page made from illustrated fabric with a photographic image printed on the fabric. Each page has sewn green thread border. Black, patterned, rubber cover material. Title lettering is cut out of the front cover, the artist's name and publication date is cut out of the back cover. Bound with two small brass bolts. Fordlandia was a town built on land aquired by by Henry Ford around 1928 along the Tapajós River in Brazil. Ford's plan for this factory town was to produce rubber for automotive products, the project failed, and the city was abandoned in 1934.

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[Sao Paulo, Brazil] : K. Fiera, 2017.


©[Sao Paulo, Brazil] : K. Fiera, 2017.

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textile printing; bolting; green; rubber (material); sewing (process); bookbinding (process|process|); illustration (process)


20 x 30 cm




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