Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, Why? By Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays

March 11, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM

Conveyor Editions, in collaboration with Houseboat Press, holds the NY release for Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, Why? by Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays. Join us for a launch and signing with the artists.

This uniquely bound publication brings together two sets of archives—one personal, one public—through a do-si-do inspired, double-loop bind, allowing each artist book to exist separately, while still bound as one.

Boardman and Mays use the photographic archive as a device to draw connections between a series of seemingly disparate events—the American road trip, the return of Halley’s Comet, and the Teacher in Space program, which invited the first civilian to leave the Earth. On January 28th 1986, at the launch of the ill-fated Challenger Mission STS-51-L, these events coalesce. In piecing together the photographic remnants, Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays explore the personal and cultural effects of bearing witness

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, Why? Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays 204 Full Color Pages Do-Si-Do Wire-O Bound Screenprint & Foil Stamp Covers Appendix & Companion Essay Edition of 500 $40.00

Why? Essay by Jeremy Haik Edited by Christina Labey Designed by Elana Schlenker Where We’ve Been cover screenprinted by Kayrock Screenprinting Printed and Bound at Conveyor Arts

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