Transgressing the Pages: Special-special from Cheryl Penn in south Africa

Let me clarify this for all to read...it once was a artist book that has been "deconstructed" and sent out into the wonderful world of Mail Art. Lucky are we!!!

The pages are amazing, mysterious "images" that need reading and rereading! In the beginning:

Threads float and layers of textured papers, with musical notes introduce us to these wondrous pages...

A photographic image of what once was, an illusion of pages that were once "bound together"

and then those layered papers...fine texture, McCall's sewing pattern tissues!

But, to me, I begin to see hidden images, a mysterious figure coming forth?

and we continue to the center fold...rich and subtle...and my words appear:

"Just let the pages take off in flight"...and they soar high, Cheryl!

and in closing, the final page:

What can i say? I am "CHUFFED"! Tank you soooo much, Cheryl!

A true deconstructed-reconstructed work of art!

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Comment by Marie Wintzer on September 14, 2011 at 12:59am
Great blog Katerina! I can't wait to get mine and to READ it!
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 14, 2011 at 12:33am
Wow Cheryl, Wow Katerina, fabulous work and fabulous blog!!!
Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 13, 2011 at 11:40pm

Ah, alas, I had to rush back to the hot city because of broken water pipes. Now have a new bathroom! But no time to go back to the seaside..though the weather is still summer HOT! Gotta start packing, leave on trip to Paris on Saturday...for two weeks (no take laptop...me away, away!)

Enjoying "rereading" this beauty, as I sit on my balcony and see a sunset colored sky. Thanks, Cheryl!

Comment by cheryl penn on September 13, 2011 at 9:07pm
Hey Katerina - thanks for blogging - FAB photo's - are you still under the olive tree?  Patterns that books follow - the way they SHOULD look - and then how one can MAKE them look.  Deconstructing the book - there seems to be a lot of great work in this area on IUOMA at the moment - including non-linear trashpo books???  Svenja - I'll answer your next mail with one :-) X
Comment by Lesley Magwood Fraser on September 13, 2011 at 8:39pm
A CP FAB! Aren't we the lucky ones owning these.
Comment by Svenja Wahl on September 13, 2011 at 8:29pm
That's fabulous Cheryl, I love it!! Thanks for sharing, Katerina, a great blog!!
Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 13, 2011 at 7:01pm

And "THANK you", Cheryl! xx

(Just wait 'til i get hold of that spell chick!)

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