Reading by the author
HEXAGONES EN DÉSARROI
MICHEL BUTOR - BERNARD ALLIGAND
Threatened with extinction in several regions of the planet, the disappearance of bees weakens humanity. Hexagones in Disarray is a poetic hymn in defense of bees.
Unpublished poem accompanied by original works: subjects photographed, digitized, retouched, printed on paper and tracing paper. Stamping using the carborundum etching technique and heightened with gouache. Stamp made from the Napoleon III bee (exclusive collection of the Atelier du livre).
Original edition 2008 at 45 ex. numbered, signed by the author and the artist.
Leporello, form. square 19 cm., 12 shutters plus blanket (2.3 meters flat). Text composed by hand in Romain du Roy type, printed on BFK Rives Vellum 300 g by the Atelier du Livre d'art of the Imprimerie Nationale (casing).
Public price Sept. 2021: € 800