A Collection of Many Problems (In Memory of the Dead Media Handbook) - Garnet Hertz, 2009
Format: Bookwork and Card Set
Bookwork: 166 pages, 4.25" x 6.875" perfect binding, white interior paper (60# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (100# weight), full-color exterior ink, Telharmonium Press (Artist's Proof Edition 1) September 2009. Now available for a limited time at $7.82 per copy.
Card Set: 50 full color double sided cards, 2.17" x 3.31". Edition of twelve sets. Expected release: October 2009.
Related Exhibition, October 2009: This bookwork is featured in the exhibition titled "In Memory of the Dead Media Handbook" in Milan, Italy in October 2009. See http://conceptlab.com/problems/milan/ for more details and documentation.
Description: "A Collection of Many Problems" by Garnet Hertz, extracted out of the Ancient and Modern Philosophers: as, Secrets and Experiments in Informaticks, Geometry, Cosmography, Horologiography, Astronomy, Navigation, Musick, Opticks, Architecture, Statick, Mechanics, Chymistry, Water-Works, Fire-Works, &c. In memory of the Dead Media Handbook.
Concept: This book concept is a continuation of Bruce Sterling's Dead Media
Handbook proposal (1995), and is influenced by contemporary writings in
media archaeology. Its format is inspired by Quentin Fiore's design of
Marshall McLuhan's The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects
Licensing: This bookwork is currently being sold at cost and without profit to the author, and is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License: you are free to share, copy, distribute, transmit, remix and adapt the work.