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To Come Upon a Street

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Gorham, AB - website
Ray, Michelle - website

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N7433.4 .G663 T6 2011 Cage

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n/a

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Tuscaloosa, AL: [s.n.], c2011.

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1 v. (unpaged): col. Ill.; 16 cm.

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Limited ed. Of 40 copies. MICA: 15 of 40 copies.

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"The text for To come upon a street was written & designed by AB Gorham. Visual design, printing & binding by Michelle Ray" -- Back cover.

Construction: tunnel & accordion structures, photopolymer images and text on machine; made and handmade papers.

To Come Upon a Street is a collaborative effort between poet, AB Gorham, and artist, Michelle Ray. This modified tunnel book explores a bawdy street scene as viewed through a voyeuristic lens. The sculptural layers of letterpress "ladies of the evening" echo the four visually and verbally complex stanzas of Gorham's work, creating a piece that is kitschy yet tender; a celebration of delicate visual smut and witty double entendre. -- from Michelle Ray's web site