Marina Soria, “Deconstruction book”

Cover and fabric bag


First page and display book


Consecutive pages


Last page


Detail from pages 10/11


Artist: Marina Soria (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Title: Deconstruction book (2011)

Medium/technique(s): Gouache and gold leaves on Arches paper. Bookbinding: Hard cover on Japanese fabric. Coptic binding by Carlos Quesada. The book is contained in a fabric bag.

Edition size: Unique

Number of pages:  12

Dimensions, open: 63 x 56 cm

Dimensions, closed: 21 x 28 cm


Artist Statement:

This book shows my process in developing a new alphabet basically studying the concepts of space and countershape (ying & yung).  It depicts all the process I went through from: line, space, counterspace and from horizontal to vertical writing.