Posts Tagged ‘eilis murphy bookbinding’


December 4, 2013

This book explores notions of self awareness and the social construct of personal identity around one’s mirror image. This book was hand bound using a Drum Leaf binding. Book information: ‘Recognition’, 2013, edition of 10, 16 pages, collection of drawings and collages, 138 x 196 x 17 mm.

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Roll call

December 7, 2011

This book contains an alphabetical list of Ghost Estates in Ireland, based on figures from the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government’s Unfinished Housing Estate Survey October 2010 and the All-Island Research Observatory Housing map analysis toolkit. The definition of a ghost estate I have used is a housing development containing a minimum […]

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The Star

November 13, 2011

The Star Cinema in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo formed the subject matter for this artist book. The cinema, which closed in 2002, played a pivotal role in the life of the town, providing decades of entertainment to the local population and consequently becoming the setting of many stories, romances and various minor happenings. This book was hand […]

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Body book

September 11, 2011

This book explores the fluid forms created by one’s body movements. Arising from a series of anatomical studies, this book captures fleeting movements that normally go unnoticed, focusing on the negative space produced by the body. This book was hand bound using an exposed French stitch. Book information: ‘Body book’, 2004, edition 1/1, 52 pages, photographic prints on Arches […]

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