David Sokol created this book with the bookbinding assistance of
The prints were made by first photocopying a Piranesi etching out
of "Piranesi, the Complete Etchings". Next, the image was transferred
to Rives paper using the press at the Burlington City Arts print studio.
The transfer process transformed the previous image and the artist
envisioned a new city. The new city was developed on the paper using
drawing and collage. The image was then reprinted using a large-format
giclee printer - changing a three dimensional surface into two dimensions.
Rubbing natural mineral pigmant into the paper by hand completed the
The binding is aluminum diamond plate and the covers are embossed
Arches print papers. Janet and David completed the binding in Shelburne,
Vermont in 2003
David made the sonnet selections anmd wrote the commentary. The
print layout and giclee printing were by Churchman Inc. Creative Services
in Jericho, Vermont