Voyage(r): Tourist Map to Japan

Voyage(r)Offset printed on Mohawk Options with duotones. 7 1/4″ x 5″ symth sewn. Edition of 1000. 144 page artist’s book with dutotones. Produced at Nexus Press, Atlanta, Georgia. 2000.

In this diary-like artist’s book, Sligh recounts a trip to Japan through a thoughtfully constructed montage of photography, texts, and abstract gestural paintings. In personal and poetic musings, the author ponders her relationship to Japanese culture, both as a first time visitor and as an African American woman. Beautifully printed in blue and black duotones, the book comes in a cloth bag.

A few randomly selected book pages are shown below