GEBURAH & HOD
|The title of this book is a reference to the 5th and 8th spheres of the "Tree of Life" of the Qabalah; a map of consciousness for personal development and self-realization. Geburah & Hod is the 19th of 32 connecting paths of the Tree. The path is The way of Patience; Geburah, the sphere of the archetype of Will and Power, also relating to Mars and Hod, the sphere of thought, also relating to Mercury.
There are three versions of this book:
This book is made of squares, triangles and circles shapes cut in half and folded back showing a powerful left-hand, right-hand interaction with a clock-wise sequence rotation of the shapes. Again only the three primary colours are used for this book (Cyan, Magenta and Yellow) against the three primary shapes.
The book is bound in a typical Japanese style with 12 screen-printed images with water based ink on 71 gsm hand made Bunkoshi paper.
This book is made with three different types of off-white textured paper. The interaction of the shapes with the different qualities of paper is very pleasing , reflecting a meditative spiritual quality.
The book is bound in a typical Japanese style with shapes cut on 71 gsm Bunkoshi, 90 gsm Canson and 160 gsm Velin Arches Blanc paper.
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