@ Rosa Lacavalla
La Prima Neve
Artist Book

Self published artist book

Limited edition of 15 copies hand binded,
signed and numbered
Photography and design © Rosa Lacavalla
120 x 195 mm / 22 pages
Soft cover, buttonhole stitch binding  

Published in 2020

Snow is used as an expedient to mark time, as it marked some important events in the author’s life. It becomes a symbol of key mother-daughter moments. A relationship that is presented through archival images - taken by the author’s father during her childhood and reworked by her in the darkroom - in which the element of the hands becomes a constant to represent the detachment and the rapprochement, following the numerous contrasts.
The particular type of binding of the artist’s book recalls the continuous interweaving of the bond, which ends with a sense of independence given by the threads left loose.