Copyright 2019 Radha Pandey

RADHA  PANDEY

Forest Light

2013

A forest of Fir in the middle of a city transported me to a space in which only I existed along with the tall trees that surrounded me. The diffused light that filtered through the canopies and made apparent the details of each tree, had a special quality of quietude and tranquility that I had never before experienced. I had found my place in the world, and it was here, in the quiet and slowness of nature.

Forest Light is a tunnel book that is created using handmade Kozo and hemp papers. The back panel is a sheet of waxed Kozo that diffuses the light entering the tranquil forest scene. This book began as a dimensional illustration that was used as a book cover for a classic Penguin publication of a book of poem’s by the 16th century poet, Tahir Ghani.

 

Edition of 10

6" by 8"

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