Hope fan #2.

Warren, Marama, author, artist, binder, book designer, paper engineer.

"The grandmothers are singing songs travelling to the unknown. The grandmothers are singing songs of epic journeys to new worlds...swaying, creaking, swelling, seeking - seeking new land where lost lands of legend lie submerged..."--Text


Limited edition of 22 copies.

New Zealand artist.

Binding: Folded fan book. The 'fan' is made of taupe handmade paper containing natural fibres and digitally printed with a repeating pattern of text and ships in shades of black, blue and sienna. Flat bamboo splints form the spine/base of fan. Dark blue paper is wound round the handle at the upper and lower ends, and in the middle. A cowrie shell is attached to the upper end of the handle, with a tie made of natural fibre and threaded through a hole. A black slip band with a red onlay bearing the title holds the fan closed for storage.

The Alexander Turnbull Library copy. Provenance: purchased by the ATL, 2016. Copy no. 2, signed by the artist. Acc. 407780.

Other Titles
Hope fan number two; Hope fan; Grandmothers are singing songs
[Milton, N.S.W.] : [Marama Warren], [2011]
1 fan book :colour illustrations ;40 cm
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