By Emily Martin
Iowa City, Iowa: Naughty Dog Press, 2004. Edition of 50.
4 x 8" A letterpress printed carousel book constructed of Moriki paper and Thai striped paper. The text is printed on each of the twelve cake slices. Hard cover of book covered in Moriki paper with embedded magnetic strips to form the circular cake structure.
An artist book produced in celebration of the artist's 50th birthday. Opening a pink doily lined cake box one finds a celebratory birthday book. The carousel book forms twelve slices of "cake" with each slice containing fifty words of text. A wonderful to celebrate one's "coming of age."