Booklet Creation: Design, Content, Crafts

The handmade booklet is finally ready. I have been working on it for the past week figuring our the content, the design, and the crafts I would like to have in it.

Firstly, I changed the page assembling – instead of the casual page turning I decided to make it zig-zag folded so there are pages turning on the left side and on the right side as well. I also changed the first idea of horizontal to portrait orientation. The content is made of fragments which I chose reviewing my notes, highlight and audio files so it reflects the process of making and has some of the important, personally for me, points of it.

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Fragments and Ellipsis: The Creator. The Process. The Meaning.

The idea behind the booklet is to have something written which will give insights about the process of making of the sculpture (and not only the sculpture). I cannot imagine that booklet structured as academic piece of work like short dissertation or something, neither as personal journal of my daily/weekly tasks and accomplishments.

I’d rather imagined it like fragments, highlights which follow one after another, revealing my engagement more like the layers of a cabbage and not like linear story narrative. When I am writing usually I am trying to put my thought into complete sentences, but the truth is that most of the time I would just write a few words and dot, dot, dot.

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