Tunnel book made with Gocco printing, color copy, and micron pen. "The eggs are from an old book found on the street on trash day. The egg Queen was taken from a 40s or 50s chicken-feed sack. Originally, she carried two huge wire baskets of eggs."
Ray, Michelle. Observations of Anxiety, Distance, Scale and Language... Tuscaloosa, Ala.: [Michelle Ray], 2011. N7433.4 .R39 O27 2011, Rare
Windows in valley folds can be reversed for a simplified tunnel book element. "Created in response to the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa, AL and the anxieties that ensued. Images and text created with lithography and photopolymer plates on handmade cotton, abaca & gampi papers." --Artist's statement
Ray, Michelle. God Created the Sea and Painted it Blue so We'd Feel Good on It. Tallahassee, FL: [The Small Craft Advisory Press, Florida State University], 2013. N7433.4 .R39 G63 2013, Rare
Basswood box is attached to linen hardcover with embossed title and printed endsheet. Inside box are 2 compartments. One contains a tunnel of cut-out illustrations and the second compartment holds a cardboard box which contains 11 booklets.
Accordion structure composed of shadow boxes woven together with yellow hand-dyed twill tape. Paper-cut layered illustrations featuring Gocco screenprinted figures, lino-cut tree sillouettes, and color photocopy. Enclosed in a yellow cloth wrap with green cord and bead fastener.