Copyright 2019 Radha Pandey

RADHA  PANDEY

Taxonomy
of Shapes

2015

Taxonomy of Shapes challenges the reader’s perception of their environment and current systems of scientific classification. The book represents elements from both natural and man-made environments with handdrawn icons. Hand-waxed translucent overlays use geometric cut-outs to organize the items according to circle, square and triangle forms. Taxonomy of Shapes introduces a new system of classification in which we find that a mountain is in the same category as a nose, a slice of pie, and a bunch of grapes. Letterpress printed with hand and die cutting in an accordion format.

 

Produced at Women's Studio Workshop in an edition of 52

4" by 8" closed

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