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The Resource 28 letters

28 letters

Label
28 letters
Title
28 letters
Title variation
Twenty-eight letters
Creator
Artist
Subject
Genre
Language
ara
Summary
The twenty-eight letters of the Arabic alphabet, each laser-cut on the two leaves of a bifolium. The movable accordion binding allows the reader to explore and interact with the letters
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
28 letters
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Place of production from Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website
  • The 28 bifolia are bound in a three-hole pamphlet binding featuring a brown paper accordion binding, sewn with orange linen thread. According to Aly, "the binding plays a powerful role in producing my artist's books, the look and presence of these bindings is an integral part of my work and they are linked to the content and aesthetics. The final pieces encourage the viewer to interact with the work."
  • Bound in beige handmade flax paper over boards; rectangular white paper title label, with title printed in English and Arabic, mounted in a rectangular niche stamped in upper board; front and rear pastedowns are brown paper
Dimensions
15 x 13 cm, unfolding to 102 cm
Extent
[56] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is number 12 of a limited edition of 40 copies; signed, numbered, and dated by the artist. In protective manila clamshell box. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp, 2015.
Other physical details
all illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906646997
  • ucoclc906646997
Label
28 letters
Publication
Note
  • Place of production from Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website
  • The 28 bifolia are bound in a three-hole pamphlet binding featuring a brown paper accordion binding, sewn with orange linen thread. According to Aly, "the binding plays a powerful role in producing my artist's books, the look and presence of these bindings is an integral part of my work and they are linked to the content and aesthetics. The final pieces encourage the viewer to interact with the work."
  • Bound in beige handmade flax paper over boards; rectangular white paper title label, with title printed in English and Arabic, mounted in a rectangular niche stamped in upper board; front and rear pastedowns are brown paper
Dimensions
15 x 13 cm, unfolding to 102 cm
Extent
[56] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy is number 12 of a limited edition of 40 copies; signed, numbered, and dated by the artist. In protective manila clamshell box. Purchase, Vamp & Tramp, 2015.
Other physical details
all illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906646997
  • ucoclc906646997

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
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