Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Book of Hands

 Book of Hands, 2013, two volumes, each 96 pages, each 40h x 28w x 5d cm. 

       Materials: Indian hand made paper, dye transfer, solvent transfer, felt, graphite,
                       digital ink jet photographs.                                  Photo: Klaus Rossler

 Detail:  Book of Hands, 2013,                                                        Photo: Judy Martin

Book of Hands records the participation of the wider community in the four year long community circle project.  Each participant's (144 in total) traced hand and signature is included.  Chronological and alphabetical lists of the names of participants included, as well as some digital photographs documenting the making of the meditation panels: Earth Ark, Mended World, Precious Water, Layers of Time.

These two books accompany the meditation panels and are permanently installed in the Little Current United Church in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario Canada.

They are also part of the Mended World exhibition.
September 13 - October 27, 2013 - Thunder Bay Art Gallery
January 19 - March 2, 2014 - Art Gallery of Sudbury
May 9 - June 14, 2015 - Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener Ontario