Inspired by 40-year-old Japanese senkashi paper showing »natural drawings« in subtle colors resulting from aging and water damage, Hans Magnus Enzensberger wrote the text »System.«
Letterpress print from polymer plates on six sheets of Japanese senkashi paper.
Five sheets of 40-year-old senkashi paper with »water drawings«.
Jacket made of silver-grey first-vintage paper and a strip of blue mitsumata paper.
Japanese box made of empress tree (Paulownia tomentosa).
First edition of the German text.
11 sheets. 35 x 44 cm
Edition of 21 copies using Arabic numerals and 3 copies using Roman numerals
Berlin / Münster, 2013