Anne Rook, London, UK
Apples (Haiku), 2009
This is a book of layers. The underlying theme of this charming fold out is the economics of agriculture! A strong taste of things Japanese lurks amongst the Golden Delicious. A bite sized book!
Anne Rook is a French artist residing in London. She works in a number of different media including drawing, animation, installation and sculpture. In 2009 she won the Jury Prize at the Sheffield International Book Fair for ‘Apples (Haiku)’. Her work is in the collections of The Tate Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Yale Center for British Art amongst many others.
240 mm across, edition of 10, eight triangular segments mounted on canvas folding out to form an octagon, 7 printed apples (each a montage of their identifying labels) and one haiku, apple blossom printed on tracing paper, acid free drawing paper and cloth.