Forgotten Sounds – A Journey of Sustainable Art with Anthotypes and Sonic Exploration is a cross between an artist’s book and a short reference book where Ana Solo shows her art and talks about her process.
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What is included?
The short book includes:
- 1 page on the history of anthotypes
- A very short description of how to make anthotypes
- 28 examples of anthotypes and quotes from participants in the event
A book from the Heart 4 Earth project.
- Format: eBook, 100 pages
- Colour cover and interior
- Publisher: Ana Solo (2023)
- Cover image by Ana Solo
About the book
This book is divided into several sections that cover various aspects of Ana Solo’s art project. It begins with “Forgotten Sounds,” explaining how her project worked. The section “What are Anthotypes” provides an explanation of this printing technique. “My Process” shows the step-by-step method I followed by Ana to create the anthotypes. The heart of the book lies within the sections dedicated to Earth, Ocean, and Sky. These sections present the anthotype prints that she made using photosensitive material derived from plants. They were all gifted to the participants of this project.
With a total of 100 pages, the book features 40 anthotype prints, each accompanied by information about the ingredients utilized and the corresponding exposure time. It also lists the 25 ingredients that were essential to the creation of her prints.
About the author
Ana Solo is a Spanish artist living in New Zealand. With her art she pays tribute to the magic of the natural world and hopes to inspire people to slow down and reconnect with nature.