Imagery based on the stages of consciousness after death outlined in Bardo Thodol, the Tibetan Book of the Dead. Bardo can be folded and flipped through page by page or displayed standing. The first and last pages connect to create a circular narrative referencing reincarnation.
Bardo is an accordion book made of one dozen 5" x 7" linoleum blocks printed onto Rives BFK paper using a Vandercook printing press. The back of the pages is patterned with a hand-cut spray paint stencil. The book stretches to 50". Edition of 12.
Book structure showcased in the images below.