Spun into Gold: First 100 Words

Two Editions, each of 3: 2002
Archival inkjet printed on spun mulberry papers, from Dobbin Mill’s garden
7″ x 6″ x 1.5″

Spun Into Gold Case
Spun Into Gold Spread
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Using the traditional Japanese technique of “shifu,” where kozo paper is made and then spun into thread to be used for weaving cloth, I altered a sound poem consisting of my daughter’s first 100+ words and transformed them into the golden strands of a fairy tale.