Richard Zauft, “For This Brief Time, selected poems by Ingeborg Bachmann”

Richard Zauft
Sudbury, MA

For This Brief Time, selected poems by Ingeborg Bachmann
Artist’s book; letterpress printed with ink-jet photographs housed in a slate slipcase
Book is 12″ x 8.125″ x .25″. Slate slipcase is 15.25″ x 10″ x 1″.

Artist Statement

In making a book, I attempt to convey the mind of the writer. This is a practice conducted through design choices that evolve with experimentation. Integrating typography, images, materials, and structure is an exercise in respect and discovery that, if conducted successfully, amplify the writer’s intent and prove the book maker’s concept to be harmonious and compelling.