2014

Horses Think Press
Richmond, VA and Brooklyn, NY
Edition of 10 (+2 AP’s)
9.25 x 12.5 x 1.0 inches (23.495 x 31.75 x 2.54 cm)
Laser etching on paper
Loose pages in glass box
Design by Nicole Killian

This book, titled as a symbol, continues Reed’s experimentation with the material and presentation possibilities of the book form. Each volume comes in a handcrafted custom glass case with sliding glass drawer. The title and colophon are sandblasted into the surface of the case itself.

Instead of being printed, the images are etched into paper with a laser engraving machine. The process is slow and each book takes in excess of 24 hours to physically produce.

On the edge of fire and dust the book is a conflation of the past and future. The imagery moves from the furthest edges of space to geologic and societal development on earth. Juxtaposing fantasy and science Reed takes us on a journey that explores the boundaries of time.

Group Exhibitions
2016
Stay: A Survey of Horses Think Press, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Indie PhotoBook Showcase, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
Revealed Terrain: The Semantics of Landscape, The Center for Book Arts, New York City, NY

Public Collections
Library of Congress
Yale University Art Gallery
New York Public Library
Stanford University Libraries
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library, Munich)
Dartmouth College - Rauner Library
Lafayette College - Special Collections and Archives
Savannah College of Art & Design - ACA Library

Published
2016
Stay, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (catalogue)