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: The Richland Installation
a viewer interactive installation comprised of:  Waves, Garden Lilies, and Quartet
Handmade paper: abaca fiber, yarn, iridescent pigments, string, wood, tea leaves, hair, sawdust, milkweed silks & seeds
as installed at  David Erlanson Gallery, Richland Community College, Decatur, IL, February 16 - March 19, 2004

overall view from hallway
Garden Lilies foreground
Waves middleground
Quartet background

Quartet seen from 
far corner of the gallery

Quartet

Waves and
Garden Lilies

Detail of textures from Quartet: Water, Fire, Wind, & Earth

Waves and Garden Lilies

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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