Book of Layers
The Book of Layers: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral. 2012. Each panel, 18" x 41"; 6 panels total. Archival inkjet prints of 2012 photos by Bliss; text from Bliss' journal entries; archival inkjet prints of 1927 photos by ethnomusicologist Ole Mork Sandvik bagged with found artifacts; composed sound from field recordings and interviews with residents of Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland. Here, a viewer listens to the installation’s audio while viewing.