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Grace Nettles: Poems & Dreams

1972

A three ring notebook filled with photo collages by Bea Nettles and poetry by her mother Grace Nettles. Some pages have spray paint, ortho film overlays, mylar pockets filled with items like cat fur or flock. There are black and white and hand colored photographs, and text is directly typewritten onto the pages. 23 pages. 8.5" x 11."

This unique book formed the basis for The Imaginary Blowtorch, the limited edition. Gum bichromate endsheets, magazine transfers and additional mixed media.