the world of biology / life is a mystery, 2011
Unique 4-volume set of handmade slipcased artist's books constructed from salvaged text and images from a discarded textbook, The World of Biology, 4th edition, by P. William Davis, Eldra Pearl Solomon, and Linda R. Berg, published in 1990 by Saunders College Publishing
Books in sequential order:
The / life (world of circles)
World / is (world of contrast)
Of / a (schematica)
Biology / mystery (micromatica)
Individual images can be referenced via the figure numbers listed in each book's Index to Images. See below for selected spreads and full indexes.
This work was exhibited in Calgary, AB for the Canadian Book Binders and Artists' Guild exhibition, The Art of the Book, 2011.