Accordion file with additional prints, artist text and handmade enclosures using hot foil stamping, laser printing, and letterpress with polymer plates and hand-set type on French Paper, cotton rag and vellum. Print folio of 10 Hand-printed photolithographs on french paper, individually signed verso. Edition of 4."No Spirit For Me: Case File re-presents appropriated police evidence photographs from their father’s criminal case file, alongside the artist’s descriptive text based on memories stirred by the places and objects depicted. Through these documents, Rowan Renee tracks how the justice process failed in a case that the State hailed as an example of justice served. Through their labor-intensive practice, the act of making becomes a vehicle for imagining transformative justice.
The No Spirit For Me: Case File uses the book-form of a legal accordion file to create a more intimate version of the immersive installation of the same name, which was originally exhibited within a fictitious police evidence room. The book includes 10 photo-lithographs with laser-printed excerpts from the case file. They are accompanied by a set of ten cards printed with the artist’s descriptive text. All ten sets are organized in a hand-made accordion file. " --https://rowanrenee.com/product/no-spirit-for-me-case-file/