[Beyond Time and Space, Cry for LOVE-What Women Feel] vol. 1 (TR - Editioned)
(Front Cover: See-through Translucent version: TR)
This book contains Misako Oba's 10 encaustic mixed media artworks from the series Truth in Emotion, Beyond Time and Space, inspired by the ancient Japanese poems called Hakunin Isshu (100 poems by 100 poets), the anthology of ca. 7th-13th century Japanese Waka poems.
The part 1 of her series is titled Cry for LOVE - What Women Feel, a collection of desperate love poems by female poets. The English translation and the description are also provided in the book by the artist along the images of each and the original Waka. This is Oba's first hand-bound artist book.
Font Cover: Translucent paper
Edition of 25
Hand numbered, signed, and stamped
Pigment print. Handbound by the artist with white thread.
20 pages+ one insertion of the series description in Washi paper.
(In this Translucent Front Cover version, the center spread pages are not smaller yellow paper, but the white paper, which is the same as the rest of the pages in the book.)
182 x 132mm (approx. 7.2 x 5.2 inch)
Created: October 2020
*To view inside the artbook, go to:
[Behind the Scene]: https://misakooba.wordpress.com
((Thank you to everyone for visiting Vancouver Art Book Fair in October, 2020. The next exhibition will be Tokyo Art Book Fair in November, 2020. Stay Connected!))