In the Orangery is the fruition of a 2020 summer residency in the gardens at Boscobel House and Gardens while closed to the public during the height of the pandemic. In this collaborative publication, Lori Van Houten and Anna Leigh Clem explore a time of interiority, longing, and melancholy.
In the Orangery is a self-published book produced by UMBILICUS.collective and pigment printed on kozo paper by the artists in 2023. Each book is 6.75"x5.5" with 24 full color pages, signed and numbered in an edition of 20.
Laden explores personal anxieties and desires as reflected in the landscape surrounding an old farmhouse on Prince Edward Island. The photographs follow the lifecycle of a bed of poppies, sequenced alongside self-portraits and surrounding forest and meadows, picturing place as intrinsically linked with inner experience.
Laden is a self-published book produced by UMBILICUS.collective and offset printed by Conveyor Studio in 2023. Each book is 8"x7" with 48 four-color pages, signed and numbered in an edition of 100. View more spreads and full artist statement here.
Teenage years are laden with fear, wonder, and self-doubt. In attempt to dissect that strange age as well as cope with my own bittersweet nostalgia, I have put together my first publication.
grounded is a self-published book offset printed by ExWhyZed in 2014. Each book is 8.25" x 5.25" with 42 four-color pages, signed and numbered in an edition of 100. Inside are two archival pigment print inserts signed by the artist. View selected spreads and full artist statement here.