June 30, 2015

About Trees, edited by Katie Holten


I am so excited about Katie Holten's new book, About Trees. I pre-ordered a copy. You too can pre-order a copy of About Trees at Broken Dimanche Press (BDP). If you pre-order by Wednesday, July 1st, your name will be included in the book as an early supporter.

Also, to celebrate Katie's residency, BDP is offering pre-sale copies of About Trees with free world-wide shipping and a set of bookmarks. They also have some new drawings and prints available. All proceeds go towards production costs. The book will be released in the USA September 18-20, 2015.

More about the book:
About Trees is an artist book by Katie Holten. It will be the first book in BDP's new series: Parapoetics - a Literature beyond the Human. Holten has created an alphabet from her tree drawings and made a new typeface called Trees. Registering a crisis of representation, About Trees considers our relationship with language, nature, information, drawing, ecology, memory, systems, and time in the Anthropocene.

Texts by Jorge Luis Borges, Inger Christensen, William Corwin, Charles Darwin, Nicole Davi, Tacita Dean, Brian Enquist, Amy Franceschini, Charles Gaines, James Gleick, Fritz Haeg, Amy Harmon, Natalie Jeremijenko, Eduardo Kohn, Elizabeth Kolbert, Irene Kopelman, Ursual K. Le Guin, Ada Lovelace, Robert Macfarlane, E.J. McAdams, Arianna Occhipinti, Katie Paterson, Thomas Princen, Pedro Reyes, Robert Sullivan, Rachel Sussman, Nicola Twilley, Gaia Vince, Aengus Woods, and others.

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