Edition of 50 Letterpressed Accordion Books
10” x 7”
Text written by George Gessert
Artwork by Olenka Burgess
Typographic design by Alison Ho
This book was handset in Garamond Bold and Futura Light and printed letterpress on mulberry paper at Haptic Eye Editions. All production—including typesetting, platemaking, printing, bookbinding, and embroidery—were done by Liz Bayan, Olenka Burgess, Amy Chan, Libby Corliss, Alison Ho, Colin Kull, Amy Lange, Alexsondria Miller, Kim Pearson, Emma Schluntz, and Harry Schneider, under the direction of Rebecca Childers.
“Darwin’s Sublime” is excerpted from George Gessert’s book, Green Light: Notes Toward an Art of Evolution, forthcoming from MIT Press.
Photographs for this project were taken by Alison Ho.