The Condition: A Hand Made Photography Book

In December, 2012 a Kickstarter campaign was undertaken in order to fund a limited edition production of 25 copies of my first monograph, The Condition.

I wanted to create a book that was not only a piece of art unto itself but also a representation of the idea behind this series, therefore the process of making the images needed to inform the style of the publication. A tactile experience in producing and interacting with the book was central to how it needed to be designed and created. As a result, each book was individually printed, collated and sewn into an open-spine publication and presented in a hand made cloth-covered slipcase, taking well over 10 hours to make each edition.

A video of the process and associated information can be found on the Kickstarter page and you can read Laurence Paverd's introductory text from the book.

Due to the success of this campaign, and other associated funding, over $10,000 was secured from approx.100 backers. A list of all Project Participants can be found here.