I want to share a project i’m involved with. It’s called twenty six alphabets. It’s part of an overall project of artistbooks, which the founders describe as: “We are artists, we make books as a simple statement that expresses our assertion and function as co-collaborators in a creative investigation of alphanumeric narrative sequences and images.” In a nutshell, the project involves compiling twenty six thematically and sequentially linked artist books, where the end result will be a consolidated collection of the individual alphabets. 26 volumes of a-z.
A nepalese alphabet – michael abrahams and richard berry
While there, the pair discussed the possibility of doing the 26 volumes and opening it up to other artist and designers. There was an official launch for the nepalese alphabet in the autumn of 2010. Since then various volumes have gone to print. Here are a few examples:
A duoro valley alphabet – michael abrahams
An inisheer alphabet – step haiselden
A paris alphabet – dulcie abrahams altass and michael abraham
Some volumes are in progress and others still to be devised. My volume will be on the subject of food. Here are a few shots that won’t make the final cut:-)
If any of you want to join this project and either collaborate or take on an entire volume, do get in touch with me.
A uk launch for the entire 26 volumes is being scheduled for september 2014. Have a great weekend.