OneLife

5.75″ x 4.5″ x 1″Glass photographic plate on cloth keyhole binding, paper, collage This book contains documents relating to the life of James Ward of Longmeadow, Massachusetts around the turn of the century.

Jerusalem

4 .5″ x 4.5″ closed, 4.5″ x 27″ openConcertina “pop-up” book, cloth, paper, wood, enamel, red vellum.

Magdalene Laundries

6″ x 4.25″ x 1.25″Leather Coptic binding over papyrus. Collage. In 1993 when property held by the Sisters of Charity in Dublin was to be sold, unmarked graves of 133 women were discovered. The shameful history of the Magdalene laundries can be found on the web and in the excellent movie by Peter Mullan, The Magdalene Sisters. I […]