Boots on the Ground
By Louise Odes Neaderland Brooklyn, New York: Louise Neaderland, 2016. Edition of 24 (Version I); Editions of 12 (Version 2).
Version 1: 8.5 x 7"; 24 pages. Bound in paper covers with sewn stab binding. Signed and numbered on the title page by the artist. Version 2: 6.5 x 5.5" closed; 24 pages. Accordion structure. Signed and numbered on the artist.
Grainy images and a skeletal text that wavers as much as the responses to the situation present commentary on the immigration crisis in Europe. Yeats' poem "The Second Coming" provides a final shot of gloom.
Version I (Sewn) $ 35
Version 2 (Accordion) $ 45