Andrea Peterson
Anne Covell
Annwyn Dean
Bryan Kring
David Moyer
Elizabeth Boyne
Elizabeth Munger
Jenny Craig
Jessica Spring
Karen Zimmermann
Katherine Venturelli
Kunyoung Chang
Laura Ladendorf
Lisa Miles
Louisa Boyd
Marc Addison Brown
Marianne Dages
Mary Uthuppuru
Mary V. Marsh
Megan Adie
Meryl DePasquale
Michael Sharp
Mike Sonnichsen
Nanette Wylde
Poppy Dully
Richard Steiner
Sarah Langworthy
Sarah Smith
Stephanie Copoulos-Selle
Thomas Parker Williams
Tom Virgin
Turner Hilliker
Ugly Duckling Press


Marianne Dages

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Oculus Song

handmade paper, recycled paper, linen thread, soy and rubber based inks

7.25 x 4.5 x 0.25

edition size: 16

© 2013


Oculus song is a meditation on the night sky and our mind’s interiors. The images evoke atmospheric phenomena and the geometry of architecture. The text is an original poem composed using an experimental technique of writing using translation software to alter the text and generate spontaneous new content. The text was handset in 12 pt Futura and letterpress printed. The imagery is letterpress and Risograph printed. Written, designed, printed, and bound by Marianne Dages, Huldra Press in 2013.


Small Fires No. 4

cotton paper, rubber based ink

15 x 11

edition size: 15

© 2013


Small Fires is an ongoing body of work that explores pictographic images as modes of communication. This print was created using only letterpress printed handset wood and metal type.

Marianne Dages is an artist who makes books, drawings, and prints. Her work combines traditional letterpress techniques with hand-drawn and photographic imagery to create a personal and idiosyncratic dictionary of symbols and preoccupations. A skilled letterpress printer and bookbinder, she is the owner of Huldra Press Studio in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

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Alicia Bailey, Gallery Director