The Obsidian Isle

The Obsidian Isle

The Obsidian Isle

The Obsidian Isle

The Obsidian Isle

A beautiful book designed by Graphical House, to accompany a new exhibition of large format photographs, by Gayle Chong KwanThe Obsidian Isle.

The photographs, documenting a fictional island located off the west coast of Scotland, are constructed from found images, three-dimensional elements and medium-format photographs taken by the artist, which are re-made as mise-en-scenes of the island and then photographed in the studio.

The mirrored black book cover, a nod to traditions of Claude glass used by landscape artists in the late 18th century, is protected by a fictional map of the ‘The Obsidian Isle’ that wraps around the book.

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