Dis Manibus -- Carved in Stone
Edition of 13 signed & numbered copies. 28 x 37 cm (slipcase); 25 x 36 cm (book). 26 leaves. Begun in Rome (Italy), 2018; Helsinki (Finland); and Weimar (Germany), completed November 2020.
The book is housed in a special drop-sided box with folding flaps inside a custom slipcase, covered with Napura Khepera 130 gram paper, with “DM” initials in white to the upper cover. Binding of stiff cardboard covered with gray textured wallpaper, title initials “DM” pressed into the front cover via hot foil embossing, and gray crêpe paper end leaves. Title page repeats the hot foil “DM” embossing. Rubbings from ancient stones on Bütten 250 gram, transcription and English translation on Japanese Bamboo 170 gram from magnesium plates. Original double-sided photo collages and text “Dis Manibus, Child Priests in Ancient Rome” ink jet printed on Bamboo paper.