• Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross
Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross

Hole in My Heart / Kumi Korf; Christa Wolf; Roni Gross

Books


FA.OSS3.1108
36 x 36 cm
2010
Kumi Korf
Kumi Korf
Roni Gross
Number 2 in an Edition of 20, signed by the artist. Eight enclosures covered in intaglio prints. Printed by Christa Wolfon Akatosashi paper that are arranged and hinged together to form an octagon with a "hole" in the center. The structure is housed in a cloth-bound enclosure specially made to accommodate the unique shape of the work, and the lid of the box is covered with a print. Hidden books containing original poems about Japanese women written by Kumi Korf and handset and letterpress printed by Roni Gross are found within the structure's edges. The poems are about: Ono no Komachi (9th Century); Izumi Shikibu (10-11th Century); Hachijo-In no Takakura (13th Century); Go-Saga In Chunagon no Suke (13th Century). The poems are arranged in a 5-7-5-7-7 tanka format in the Japanese tradition.