Mirror Image Press
the artists' studio of
Veda M. Rives and Meda R. Rives
Fine Art Printing, Handmade Paper, and Book Arts

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BookEnviron: Inner Circle
Artists' Books as Shelter, Escape, Epiphany; Shaping Our Space, Our Thoughts, and Our Aspirations
part of a series of large viewer interactive environments exploring the theme of spaces set aside for contemplation
the configuration of the handmade paper defines two spiraling pathways that intertwine as they approach the center of the artwork.
as installed, created specifically for Bound by Tradition, Unbound by Choice, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL, September 4 - October 3, 2015
inner circle installation
Inner Circle artists' book

Inner Circle artists' book

Inner Cir le artists

installing the first page Inner Circle
three pages
three pages installed
Inner Circle overall view

collaborative BookEnvirons
A BookEnviron is an artist's book that by concept and scale creates an immersion experience for the viewer who enters and explores the space that is shaped by the book.
The works for which we coined the term “BookEnviron” grew out of a brainstorming session that raised the question, 
“Wouldn't it be wonderful to create a book that is large enough to walk into?”

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