Mesmer: Secrets of the Human Frame
New York: Granary Books, 1993
N7433.4 D675 M4 1993
Texts by Freud and others. First mounted as a computerized slide and sound installation in the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage in 1990. Presented as a radio piece in the 1991 New American radio series, then as an essay in the summer of 1992 edition of the n.y.u. drama journal. Using transparent and opaque metallic papers (including a three-dimensional centerfold pop-up), this book’s many layers create a rich and densely visual reading experience. Printed offset in several shades of metallic ink by Lori Spencer at the Borowsky Center for Publication Arts. Bound in perforated metal boards with screen mesh and iridescent plastic fly leaves by Daniel Kelm and staff at the Wide Awake Garage. Issued in slipcase by Jill Jevne covered with silver leaf. Edition of sixty copies, ten hors de commerce. University of Utah copy is no. 24.