Currents

Title: Currents

Photographer/s: Jaye R. Phillips

Date of publication: September 2010

Place of publication: San Francisco, CA

Dimensions: 9″h x 6″w

Edition size: open

Type of binding: soft cover, perfect binding

Number of pages: 36

Type of paper: matte bond, off-white warm

Number of pictures: 29

Type of printing: Oce Press

Printer: Blurb

Publisher: Blurb/Jaye R. Phillips

Designer: Jaye R. Phillips

Language: English

Category: artist book, POD

Price: $16.

Summary: This book is deliberately printed as a “trade book,” a book intended for poets and their text. With black and white printing of photographs on rough paper, the images are rendered in an edgy and contrasty style meant to be in tune with the subject matter.

These photographs were made in response to the ground beneath and the air above a windy, dusty, clay field in northern New Mexico.  A group of turkey vultures inhabit and animate the air with their continuous gliding circles, arcs, and dives. The warm air currents are their sources and the dust trails are their traces.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: New Jersey 1944

Website: in progress

Book link: www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2242207

Donated by: Jaye R. Phillips

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