Sleeping Inside the Glacier
An exploration of the western landscape through geological, historical, and personal voices. A book of richly textured layers, it is embedded with words and images that sensuously describe the relationship of the individual to her frozen surroundings.
Poems by Sandra Alcosser; etchings and collagraphs by Michele Burgess on Roma, Lana, and Japanese papers. Text hand set in Perpetua and printed letterpress by Alvin Buenaventura. Etchings printed by the artist. Bronze casting by Fire Arts Foundry. Unbound in a vellum cover. Housed in a slipcase with a cast bronze sculpture mounted on it made by David Brock. 9 5/8" x 7 3/8". Edition of 35. 1997.