Rebecca Staley


Dark Archives: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin. Laced-on boards constructed of bone & brass [exposed], spine and flyleaves in black goatskin; silk-covered clamshell box lined with sound-proofing wool felt.

“The motivation for this binding was to foreground the inherent violence of using materials taken from animals, including humans, as decoration for luxury objects.” [artist statement] (#10811) $5,500.00

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