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Incantations

Title

Incantations

Description

The three-dimensional cover, [a kind of mask] cast from recycled cardboard, corn silk, and coffee, represents the Mayan earth goddess Kaxail. Her eyes open onto handmade endpaper[s] blackened by soot and studded with palm fronds ... the product of a 20-year effort to compile a kind of modern Mayan codex ... contains dozens of silk-screen illustrations based on ancient Mayan folk-art patterns but painted by contemporary women -- Publisher's website

Date

2005

Publisher

Chiapas, Mexico : Taller Lenateros

Subject

Artists' books--Mexico
Tzotzil poetry--Translations into English
Tzotzil women
Women shamans--Mexico--Chiapas

Language

English

Physical Description

294 p. : ill. 25 x 26 cm in a case 28 x 27 cm

Barcode

39362050812444

Location

Art Spec Coll

Call Number

N7433.35.M49 C65 2005

How to Cite

“Incantations,” Artists' Books, accessed February 26, 2024, https://artistsbooks.oberlincollegelibrary.org/items/show/6783.