Marina Soria, “Deconstruction book”
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
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.