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Nature Abhors

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Zimmermann, Philip
Van Vliet, Claire
Kyle, Hedi

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N7433.4 .Z55 N38 2003 Cage

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Spaceheater Editions

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[Rhinebeck, NY : Spaceheater Editions], c2003.

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1 continous strip of paper [30] p.: chiefly col. ill.; 14 cm.

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HP indigo digital edition.

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Title and author from spine.

Summary: "My book entitled Nature Abhors is about loss, the inevitable by-product and, (perhaps pessimistically) the final result of love. In the past four years I have had a great deal of loss in my life. This book is a rumination on what loss has meant for me personally and also what I have found has been a more universal feeling of loss since 9.11. It is determinedly not about that disaster but more about the zeitgeist since that world-changing event." -- Bookseller's Website.

The structure of the book is based on a model developed by Claire Van Vliet from a form originally created by Hedi Kyle.

To be read through on one side, then on the reverse.

Accordion-folded, each sheet affixed to the next with paper tabs illustrated with reproductions of x-rayed segments of spinal vertebrae on one side and drawn illustrations of spinal vertebrae on the other side.

Housed in illustrated slipcase numbered by the artist. The whole is housed in a grey corrugated cardboard box with illustrations from the book collaged on the top and side; also numbered by the artist.

Produced at the Border Art Residence, in beautiful La Union, New Mexico. - from back cover.