dust jackets (from Burnham's Celestial Handbook, Vols. 1-3), fiberglass air filter medium, adhesive
This piece continues my investigation of the different forms that bodies of information can assume, primarily using the framework of the encyclopedic book/codex to question those forms. Taken off their respective books, the dust jackets are empty husks, containing only the edges of information (i.e. titles, summaries, reviews) and none of the supporting data. I wanted to reconfigure what information these dust jackets could contain by turning them into potential containers of physical dust. The fiberglass air filter medium, meant to trap dust in our homes, becomes a channel to trap dust in these books that ultimately catalogue dust in space.