een Hand Gebonden Kunstenaarsboek '(The) Fairing(s)', the Artist's-Books Workshop,Vilnius 2009 a hand-bound Artist's-Book / le Livre d'Artist / ein handgebundenes Künstler Buch / Mahler Buch

1. A 'fairing' is a gift. More precisely: a 'fairing' is a present given at or brought from a fair. 2. A 'fairing' is a thin cake made of sugar and butter.

3. 'Fairing' is making the surface of an aeroplane smooth and streamlike. More generally it is used for the process of streamlining.

illustration, poem, and photograph by J.J.V.

from 'Seafarer', the 1998 calendar, see:
where you will find the cutting and folding scheme - a highlight in popup

Folding and Cutting

in the act of cutting and folding there is a lot of preperation leading on to binding

Much of all this goes well beyond actual books-like objects:


(All artworks and photographs by the artist)


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