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Production Narrative

by C. Enos

I wanted the book to be as small as the SX-70. It only made sense to bind it on the bottom where the space was provided. The embossed white on white box was important to set up the garbage as eleigant. (gar-baj')

Critical Analysis

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Design Features

imagery: SX-70 Polaraoid images of food waste

graphical: The graphic look of the book mimics the polaroid including the back cover of the book which is black like a polaroid picture as well as the book's box which mimics the poloraid cartridge's paper box.

openings: Openings are consistent throughout, one photograph each page spread

turnings: The book flips up in the turnings and this is consistent throughout

development: The photographs are more or less a series of same-minded

sequence: A slight movement from less to more decay in the food items

textual: No text

conceptual: Standard street photographry

Garbaj

Agents

Chris Enos

type: initiating

role:
photographer
designer

dates:
publication: 1982


Visual Studies Workshop

type: initiating

role:
printer
publisher

location: Rochester, NY


Measurements

vertical: 4.5 inches closed

horizontal: 3.5 inches closed

Production Information

production means:
offset (local)

binding: spiral (AAT) In a custom, embossed box

substrate:
bookBlock: paper

media:
ink (local)

Appearance

format: codex (AAT)

cover: paper

color: yes

pagination: unpaginated 54 pages

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Related Documents

manuscript type: other

location: artist's archive

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