Typewriter film carbon on paper, velvet, cardboard. 13 x 10”. Private collection.
A one-of-a-kind book, produced with a sharp dental instrument over typewriter film ribbon. The writing consists of the carbon imprint left by the ribbon. Here, vows of revenge seethe through the seems of the pages, transgressing bookbinding conventions.
I culled these fragments from various sources, including notes found in Chelmno by people sure of their death. Others stem from figures such as Ilya Ehrenburg, the Jewish Soviet journalist. These illegible vows of revenge were never enacted.