Nancy Callahan
Gilbertsville, NY

Slices of My Life

Book in the actual size of a loaf of Wonder Bread; computer scans of slices of toasted bread with text added; printed on archival paper and laminated to magnetic sheeting and balsa wood; carved and covered with print guard. All parts created by the artist.

"Growing up in rural America in the 50ís in a family of seven children left me with many memories. I began this book in an attempt to record where I came from. When I started writing I found I had 24 entries, just enough to be housed on a loaf of Wonder Bread which contains 17 slices. Once I began, more memories flooded into my mind and I now have enough stories for three more loaves or volumes."

30 x 10 x 10cm
Created: 1999


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