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Texts & Texture, Books of Nature


Ancient Swamp Book
Common Knowledge
Books of Nature
Geoogical Composition
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The Book of Nature is being continually inscribed  - as fossils, sediments, maps, and graffiti alike.

These two tables display assemblages of works and artifacts that came together during my residency at the University of Kansas, exploring the Department of Geology (many thanks to Rudy Serbet),  the Spencer Research Library, and the belly of the university recycling center. 


Found books and made books, geological forms of printmaking and made up forms of book sculpting.

Go to the companion works in Theory of the Earth Volume IV :

- Deep Time Library & Archive

                                                - Text and Texture, Books of Nature

                                                                                                            - Worlds We Might Live On

                                                                                                                                                           - Earth, 1934 (definition, Dust Bowl)


- Our Planet-Sized Fact (average global temperature change, 1895–2018, after Ed Hawkins)

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