Gracia Haby
Gentlemen from a deck of Salvaged Relatives
May, 2015
Digital print zine
Edition of 100


A 7cm X 30cm, double-sided, six page colour concertina zine with B&W text on a pale cream paper wrap held in place by a pink circle sticker.

Featuring a sextet of Salvaged Relatives, on cartes de visite:
In the borrowed costume for a soldier from Chout, designed by Mikhail Larionov, c 1921, with a male Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae).
In the borrowed costume for a Greek from Cleopatra, designed by Léon Bakst, c 1909, with a Ruby-topaz hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus).
In the modified costume for a mourner from the Choreographic poem in one act, The song of the nightingale, designed by Henri Matisse, c 1920, with a charm of hummingbirds.
In the borrowed jacket from The hunt, Act I, Giselle, designed by Alexandre Benois, c 1910, with a Linnaeus's mouse opossum (Marmosa murina) and an oriental bay owl (Phodilus badius).
Beneath the curtain, in the modified costume for a street sweeper from Jardin public, designed by Jean Lurçat, 1935.
In the modified costume for an attendant of Köstchei from the Fantastic ballet in one act, The Firebird, designed by Aleksander Golovin and Léon Bakst, 1910, with a Slow loris (Nycticebus) and Karoo bush rat (Myotomys unisulcatus).


Related links,
Salvaged Relatives: New work by Gracia + Louise, Alice Cannon, Book Arts Newsletter, UK, 2015, published by Impact Press at the Centre for Fine Print Research, UWE Bristol, UK, and edited by Sarah Bodman.
Salvaged Relatives, edition I
Salvaged Relatives, edition II
Salvaged Relatives, edition III