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Stone: Ten Bindings


This catalogue accompanied an exhibition exploring the life and work of the revered British artist Faith Shannon (1938 -2018) who sought to blur the boundaries between bookbinding and sculpture. It focuses specifically on the artist’s seminal work Stone: Ten Bindings, a collection of bindings for the book ‘Stone’, comprising poems by George Mackay Brown and photographs by Gunnie Moberg.

As friends, patrons and long admirers of Faith Shannon, Kulgin and Colin invited the artist to create a single bespoke binding of ‘Stone’ for their private collection, drawing on the stones and rock formations celebrated inside the book. This was an ideal commission for Faith who was interested in geology and saw parallels between the tactility and compl…

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