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Codex Espangliensis [Posted for Felicia Rice, Moving Parts Press]



Codex Espangliensis

My American is a continent not a country,
which is not described by the outlines
on any of the standard maps.
--Guillermo Gomez-Pena

Moving Parts Press is pleased to announce the publication of
Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol

Description
Codex Espangliensis is a collaborative work made up of performance texts
and poems by Guillermo G=F3mez-Pe=F1a interwoven with collage imagery by
Enrique Chagoya into book form by Felicia Rice of Moving Parts Press.

Contents
Codex Espangliensis chronicles and confronts the realities and surrealities
of border culture on the eve of the millennium. Chagoya's collage images
juxtapose examples of graphic art from pre-Hispanic times to present-day
Mexico with traditions of Western art and contemporary American pop
culture. G=F3mez-Pe=F1a's series of performance texts and poems are selected
from the writer's works over his twenty-year career.

Structure
Codex Espangliensis is letterpress-printed in black and red from zinc
photoengravings on Amatl paper lined with Shintengujo tissue. The book
measures 9 x 11.5 inches and its accordion-fold structure reaches 31 feet
at its full extension. The book is housed in an Amatl paper and Canapetta
black book cloth Shiho chitsu-style portfolio box made by Maureen Carey.

Edition
An edition of 50, signed and numbered (ISBN 0-939952-22-x)

Price
Numbers 16-45, cased in portfolio boxes: $3000
Numbers I-V, boxed with unique inclusions: Please inquire.
An institutional discount of 20% is available.

Exhibition
=46rom Columbus to the Border Patrol: Codex Espangliensis
Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Enrique Chagoya, and Felicia Rice
August 15 - September 27, 1998
Museum of Art & History @ the McPherson Center (MAH) 705 Front St. Santa
Cruz, CA 95060
Panel discussion and publication event: Wednesday, September 9, 7-9pm

Contact
Moving Parts Press
10699 Empire Grade
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
phone  831 427-2271
fax  831 458-2810
On-line as of August 1:
web site  www.movingparts.com
e-mail  frice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


=46elicia Rice
Graphics Program
UCSC Extension
740 Front Street Suite 155
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
phone 408 427-6620
fax 408 427-6608
fmrice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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