Publius Ovid {miniature photobook}





“ ‘Ere land and sea and the all-covering sky Were made, in the whole world the countenance Of nature was the same, all one, well named Chaos, a raw and undivided mass, Naught but a lifeless bulk, with warring seeds Of ill-joined elements compressed together” Publius Ovid 43BC-17AD

By combining Ovid’s poetry and my images I wanted to represent chaos and control. Here I illustrate the natural world’s struggle against a relentlessly growing human existence and our constant attempts to control chaos by building barriers.


The book is a miniature concertina binding.   The boards are covered with a wood veneer and is titled on the front board.   The book is housed in a drop-sided presentation box covered with Japanese paper and an image on the front of the box.   The edition is limited to thirty copies.   This is copy number 6

Price: $200.00


Two copies of the edition will be on exhibition at Canberra gallery Chutespace, located at M16 Artspace. The exhibition opens on 23rd March and runs for a month. Purchases can be made via Hilary Wardhaugh 0418255416 or Jeffree Skewes at Studio Map