Openings 92 - Dom Sylvester Houédard
[Openings 92]. A collection of prints and production ephemera from the portfolio. 260 x 260mm., 7 prints of 15 published, 2 overhead transparencies, letterpress or silkscreen on card, the collected prints were limited to 25 copies. Full list available on request. [i] grove sings/ river a song. [ii] ken cox memorial. [iii] seas are earths tears. [iv] (untitled) b&w portrait of dsh from a photograph by Herbert Spencer. N.p. [Woodchester], n.p. [Openings Press], n.d., 1992.
Fine condition and rare. Printed by John Furnival and Steve Hoskins in the year of dsh’s death with a prefatory text by Marina Warner from a memorial anthology of some key ‘typescracts’ by dsh. The collection includes important examples of dsh’s ‘kinetic’ genre such as the spinning sun of the ‘sun-cheese wheelode poem’ composed in homage to fellow poet Ken Cox.