This book is about a mother and her baby. Jorinde is a young mother living in a secluded world with her newborn. Ellen Korth photographed her, collected a series of Madonnas and wrote a children's poem. Together with designer -SYB- she found this form for it. The ultra-fine pages of this book provide a glimpse of the very secluded, the very private, a haptic space for a modern-day Madonna. A godly symbol, or an archetype of earthly humanism? who is the 'real' Jorinde?
Printed in an edition of 100, hand offset on fine Japanese paper, signed/numbered with original photograph on Coldpress paper with deckle edge, stamped and numbered. Hardcover, Elementa 60 grs. paper. Endpapers are Munken Lynx 130 grs. Gold foil embossing on cover Bound as swiss brochure with open back. Pages are Japanese folded and sewn, then glued to hard cover. Fold-out is glued in by hand. Dust jacket was stencilled by hand, made from shirting.
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