She is the Keeper

2003. 2 1/2" x 3" book in 3" x 3" box. Edition of 30.

Twenty-two pages.

Lift the lid off of this miniature box and the sides drop down, revealing text on the inner box and a miniature book within. The book is printed letterpress from handset type on gray Stonehenge paper in blues and greens. Three linoleum cut illustrations printed in greys. Cover is a reduction print of different hummingbirds printed in blues and greens. The structure is a chunky, single-page flag book attached to a turquoise Canson accordion.The text is a dream story about a mysterious box, curiousity, a desire to help, and a new understanding.

"She gets down, puts the box on the bed and opens the lid."



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