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Lost Time is Never Found.

Lost Time is Never Found.

'Lost Time is Never Found Again' is a quote from Benjamin Franklin. I used this as inspiration to create a book that has no ending. Due to the Jacob's Ladder binding technique and the two front covers, the reader is able to continue to read the book forever, continuously looking for the lost time, whilst loosing more by forever reading the book. My images focus on being lost as sea and the monotony that this entails. A little fishing boat floating on a vast sea for eternity. The words in the book are from a sea shanty that tells the tale of a maiden's lament as her lover is lost to the waves.

Tori Gray Illustration
Tori Gray Illustration
Tori Gray Illustration