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Aunt Maud’s Scrap Book
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Sydney Hermant Aunt Maud’s Scrap Book
Edited by Kathy Slade.

Published in collaboration with the Charles H. Scott Gallery/Emily Carr Institute Press, Vancouver.
published in 2006
English edition
19 x 25,5 cm (softcover)
64 pages (64 colour ill.)
€25.00
ISBN: 978-3-905770-03-2
EAN: 9783905770032
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A cutting edge artist book.
Aunt Maud is a tertiary character from Vladimir Nabokov's 1962 novel, Pale Fire. She is described as a mediocre painter and scrapbook artist. Hermant creates a whole new life for this fictitious character by making Aunt Maud's scrap book in the form of a cutting edge artist book. Hermant takes us on a fractured reimagining of the life of Aunt Maude that winds through the Luddite rebellion, oil crises in the Middle East and a full on Merman formal ball.
The publication is part of the series of artist's projects edited by Christoph Keller.
Sydney Hermant is a Vancouver based artist, writer and curator. She was the Director/Curator of the Or Gallery until 2005.