[alt-photo] Re: book release
jacek at jagnight.com
Mon Jan 14 02:22:00 GMT 2013
Well done! Been waiting for the completion of this book! Cant wait to get a copy :)
Quoting Christina Anderson <christinazanderson at gmail.com>:
> Dear List,
> As many of you know, I have been working on a comprehensive gum book
> since 2003. I finally put my money (loads of it) where my mouth is
> this year, and over the last 13 months wrote and finished Gum
> Printing and Other AMAZING Contact Printing Processes. I can
> officially announce it because as of this morning's FedEx delivery to
> the publisher it is NOW in the printing queue slated for the end of
> January (unless I keel over in the next two weeks and the publisher
> doesn't get paid). I was so worried I wouldn't complete it before
> some sort of tragic demise that I had a backup author in place for my
> hubby to send all my research to, which shows how important it is to
> Without the list's help over fourteen years I would never have
> written the book. I have learned SO much from you. In fact, this book
> (unlike my Experimental Photography Workbook which is almost
> completely illustrated with student work) is only half student work
> and half many names you all would recognize from this list plus a few
> historic figures as well. 500+ images, 109 photographers. More
> important, there are frequent listees referenced within the text who
> have helped me over the years with alt knowledge. Credit given where
> credit is due.
> To see the cover, go to:
> I've kept the price as low as I can, the same as EPW even though it
> is 72pp more and required far more research $$$ over a decade. As
> I've said before, birthing children or books is a labor of love, not
> a revenue source (especially problematic with postage and the weight
> of the book at 2.7lb).
> It is the replacement text for Alternative Processes Condensed which
> is now officially retired, including all the same processes except
> for photopolymer gravure, but much much more (including casein).
> Rumor has it there will be two books coming out this year on
> photopolymer gravure but far be it from me to announce those authors'
> names until they do, and I took out that process because it requires
> a press.
> This is a good year for alt pro; Jill Enfield's brand new alt book is
> coming out soon as well as a brand new revision of James' alt bible,
> both books which I can't wait to buy. Alt is truly alive and well in
> 2013! Reminds me of 1894-1910. Here's hoping more galleries will
> catch on to that fact.
> Christina Z. Anderson
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