THROUGH PURGATORY PASSED, AND THEN THERE WAS BOMBAY

 

Gracia Haby
Through purgatory passed, and then there was Bombay (Photogravure views of Bombay)
2009
Twenty-four page artists' book, unique state, featuring collage elements and pencil across twenty-four photogravure views of Bombay (Thacker & Co Ltd booksellers & c., Bombay)

 


Exhibited as part of A key to help make your own world visible (2009), this artists' book is now in the collection of University of Melbourne Library.

(Travellers, Mumbai, India was formally called Bombay. "In 1534, the Portuguese captured the islands and called the place Bom Bahia, meaning 'the good bay', which the English pronounced Bombay." (Bombay: History of a City))

 

SEEN AND LATER FORGOTTEN

Gracia Haby
Seen and later forgotten (Souvenir of Niagara Falls)
2009
Sixteen page artists' book, unique state, featuring collage elements and pencil across the pages of Souvenir of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (Dominion Series View Book)

 

This artists' book made especially for the exhibition A key to help make your own world visible (2009), and later exhibited at Latrobe Regional Gallery as part of By This Unwinking Night (2012).