A Collection of Many Problems (In Memory of the Dead Media Handbook) – Garnet Hertz, 2009

Hey, everyone, here is a reference book for you all.

Title: A Collection of Many Problems 

Format: Bookwork and Card Set

Bookwork: 166 pages, 4.25″ x 6.875″ perfect binding, white interior paper (60# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (100# weight), full-color exterior ink, Telharmonium Press (Artist’s Proof Edition 1) September 2009.

Related Exhibition, October 2009: This bookwork is featured in the exhibition titled “In Memory of the Dead Media Handbook” in Milan, Italy in October 2009. Seehttp://conceptlab.com/problems/milan/ for more details and documentation.

Description: “A Collection of Many Problems” by Garnet Hertz, extracted out of the Ancient and Modern Philosophers: as, Secrets and Experiments in Informaticks, Geometry, Cosmography, Horologiography, Astronomy, Navigation, Musick, Opticks, Architecture, Statick, Mechanics, Chymistry, Water-Works, Fire-Works, &c. In memory of the Dead Media Handbook.

Concept: This book concept is a continuation of Bruce Sterling’s Dead Media Handbook proposal (1995), and is influenced by contemporary writings in media archaeology. Its format is inspired by Quentin Fiore’s design of Marshall McLuhan’s The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects (1967).

Licensing: This bookwork is currently being sold at cost and without profit to the author, and is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License: you are free to share, copy, distribute, transmit, remix and adapt the work.

More images: A Collection of Many Problems (Flickr Photoset)

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