Greetings from Norway, Discovering Shetland, Physical Boundaries of an Island, Malbik Endar, Sky Blue Pink

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Greetings from Norway Imi Maufe United Kingdom, 2004 Greetings from Norway
Imi Maufe
United Kingdom, 2004

A 10-day hut-to-hut skiing tour above the tree line in Stølsheimen, Norway, influenced by advertisement graphics of Turlag (touring) guides found in the hut bookshelves, the limited palette of colors provided by the barren, but beautiful landscape and the irony of picture postcards combine to encapsulate the experience of the journey.

Screen-printed

Discovering Shetland Imi Maufe United Kingdom, 2004

Discovering Shetland
Imi Maufe
United Kingdom, 2004

During collaboration with Joyce McDill two comments were made that resulted in the collection of rubber gloves found on the beaches of Shetland. Monoprints from the gloves have been screeprinted at a much-reduced scale is an outcome of The Scalloway Booth collaborative residency in Shetland, UK.

Screen-printed, rubber-stamps

The Physical Boundaries of an Island Imi Maufe Norway, 2004

The Physical Boundaries of an Island
Imi Maufe
Norway, 2004

Collection of drawings of the outline of the British Isles by friends and colleges, overlaid on tracing paper, collected during dinner parties looking at how we view the island we live on.

Screen-printed

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Malbik Endar Imi Maufe United Kingdom, 2002 Malbik Endar
Imi Maufe
United Kingdom, 2002

A flip book of 121 days cycling to Iceland via Orkney, Shetland, Faeroe returning via Norway and Denmark, taking a word or phrase from each day of the journal written during the journey.

Letterpress

Sky, Blue Pink Imi Maufe and Kate Farley United Kingdom, 2001

Sky, Blue Pink
Imi Maufe and Kate Farley
United Kingdom, 2001

The idea for this book grew out of a conversation about the moon and how two people can see it from different places. Postcards were sent for each day of the month of February of the sky.

Photocopy

About sense of place in artist books

I am an artist. I find the ephemeral place in my art conjured up through practice. I sift through raw materials with my hopes and dreams, and ideas take form as if intended.
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