Artists’ Book Competition : 2005-2006

The 2005-2006 panel of jurors:

  • Dr. Kelly Wallace, Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, UNT
  • Catherine Chauvin, Lecturer in Visual Arts, UNT
  • Kyle Bravo, Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts, UNT and co-owner of Hot Iron Press
  • Jennifer LeBlanc, Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts, UNT and co-owner of Hot Iron Press
  • Mary Durio, Curator of Rare Books & Texana Collections, UNT

Artist: Eric Blake

A small cloth-bound volume with graphite lines throughout is welded into a steel box. The book is visible along the spine and fore-edge through steel bars. The box does not open, and the book cannot be removed, making it an "inaccessible text."

Find it in the UNT Catalog.

Volume of text can be seen through open spine of steel box, welded closed with two steel bars.
Volume of text welded into steel box with two steel bars.
Volume of text is unable to be removed from steel box it is welded into with two steel bars.