The Poetry of Chance Encounters, 2003
Concept and artwork by Harriet Bart
Published by Mnemonic Press
Edition of 35
Letterpress on Rives BFK 180GSM
Presswork and typography by Philip Gallo at The Hermetic Press
Binding by Jill Jevne
9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 5/8 in. (closed)

The Poetry of Chance Encounters is a contemporary book of devotions, a cross between illuminated manuscripts and surrealist games of chance. Evocative pairings of image and text reflect the artist’s ongoing exploration of the symbiosis between the written language and found objects.