Media: Beet juice, drawing, graphite, hand cutting, inks, mono-printing, painting, pastel, pencils, tumeric, xylene ink transfer, and other media. "Inset on the inside back cover are a row of Datura stramonium seeds... poisonous and psychotropic." Goodness, what are we adding to the collections?
Organik's artist's book, Vertebrae (Brooklyn: Artichoke Yink Press and Organik, 2009) came to Dartmouth as a result of a class visit from book artist Marshall Weber last Spring. After presenting books offered by the Booklyn Artists Alliance to a book arts workshop class, we asked the class what book they would buy if they were responsible for building the collections. The overwhelming choice was Vertebrae, a book that presents "the intersection of human and plant form" through a collage of organic materials.
The book provides a perfect juxtaposition with our tremendous collection of historical anatomies. Ask for Rauner Presses A778orve to experience this unique book.