In this single-sheet book, made on an 11 by 11 inch sheet of black paper, I was interested in the repeated steps that define a ritual. Re-call, re-peat, re-invent seemed to define the ritual process, so I used the words to re-assemble a ritual. I cut the letters out of sheets of ivory paper, emphasizing the repeated "re" of the process, and then glued the words on the black paper using acrylic matte medium. The photograph shows the single-sheet book unfolded, but it folds into an 8-page booklet.
RiTUAL. A ceremonial act ~ Rites used in the course of worship ~ The performance of ceremonial acts ~ The prescribed form of conducting the ceremony ~ A method of procedure that is followed without variation ~ performance with gestures, words, and objects, often in a sequestered place.
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