Observations of Anxiety, Distance, Scale and Language : containing an account in which I hide in a basement full of Judaica books and explore from a place of relative safety, destruction in miniature

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2011
Ray, Michelle (Book artist)

"We are sitting ducks here in the deep South, the land of few storm shelters and many tornadoes. I live ... in a small one story house without a basement. This house serves as a volunteer weather data collection center (station AL-TS-19) from which I generate information used by the National Weather Service and other organizations"--Colophon.

"Images and text created with lithography and photopolymer plates on handmade cotton, abaca & gampi papers, edition of 40. ... This book was created in response to the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa, AL and the anxieties that ensued"--Author's website.

Title

Observations of Anxiety, Distance, Scale and Language : containing an account in which I hide in a basement full of Judaica books and explore from a place of relative safety, destruction in miniature

Publisher

Ray, Michelle (Book artist)

Date

2011

Description

"We are sitting ducks here in the deep South, the land of few storm shelters and many tornadoes. I live ... in a small one story house without a basement. This house serves as a volunteer weather data collection center (station AL-TS-19) from which I generate information used by the National Weather Service and other organizations"--Colophon.

"Images and text created with lithography and photopolymer plates on handmade cotton, abaca & gampi papers, edition of 40. ... This book was created in response to the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa, AL and the anxieties that ensued"--Author's website.

Rights

Courtesy of the artist

Format

Artists' books--Alabama
Lithographs
Color lithographs

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

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Citation

Ray, Michelle (Book artist), “Observations of Anxiety, Distance, Scale and Language : containing an account in which I hide in a basement full of Judaica books and explore from a place of relative safety, destruction in miniature,” Gallery, accessed December 12, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1261.