PASSING THROUGH, UNDETECTED FOR THE TIME BEING

 

Gracia Haby
Passing through, undetected for the time being (A Souvenir of Bangor)
2009
Eighteen page artists' book, unique state, featuring collage elements and pencil across the pages of A Souvenir of Bangor, a book of engravings by the Photochrom Co. Ltd., 121 Cheapside, London

 

This artists' book was made for and exhibited as part of A key to help make your own world visible (2009).

Across the pages of a The Dainty Series publication of photographic views of Bangor, littered with objects manmade and from the natural world, characters explore the terrain beyond the frame. Tails tickle, arms stretch, and Snowshoe rabbits from shoes do leap. Buildings are reshuffled on the Recreational Grounds in plain view, the Menai Suspension Bridge is witness to a circus-worthy performance in the middle of the day, and bats chase fish (or was that the other way around?) in the air. This is a souvenir of Bangor.

 

AVANT ET APRÈS

Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison
Avant et Après (Dixmude, Before and After the War of 1914–1918)
2009
Ten page artists' book, unique state, featuring collage elements and coloured pencil across the pages of a copy of Dixmude (Noordstraat Dixmude), Avant et Après la guerre 1914–1918 | Before and After the War of 1914–1918 | Voor en na den oorlog 1914–1918

 

Emerging from the ruins, an artists' book featuring before and after images of Dixmude (Diksmuide), Belgium. This artists' book was made for and exhibited as part of A key to help make your own world visible (2009).

It was later shown alongside other artists' books we made especially for the group exhibition Shelf Life (2011).