̶c̶o̶u̶p̶

by Kate Siklosi

 ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶ is a collection of visual poems made from the destruction of a vintage book, The Famous Men and Great Events of the 19th Century (1899). Using a variety of techniques and materials, Toronto-based author Kate Siklosi dismantles and reconstructs the narratives propping up the 'great man' theory and European patriarchal ascendancy, documenting each experiment in historical revisionism with colour photographs. The Blasted Tree has produced a limited edition of 40 hand-bound chapbooks incorporating the materials used in the making of  ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶ : torn up maps, pages from a book, red string, and transparent tape.  ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶ can be viewed online in the image gallery below, and copies of the chapbook, each one unique, can be purchased from The Blasted Tree Store.

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 ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶ is out of print from The Blasted Tree Store.

Featured by The Blasted Tree: May 16, 2018


Kate Siklosi

Contributing Author


 ̶c̶o̶u̶p̶ by Kate Siklosi is a Blasted Tree original collection of poetry.

ISBN [Digital]: 978-1-987906-29-5

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