Collaboration between poet Ed Friedman and visual artists Kim MacConnel and Ann Agee.
Interior: 14 poems and 18 illustrations
Book Dimensions: 12-3/8″ x 9-1/4″ x 1/2″
Book Case: 13″ x 9-3/4″ x 3″
Language: Tajik cover, English poems in interior
Edition: The edition for each language is 50. Languages include Tamil, Urdu, Khmer, and Tajik.
Features: Book comes in a beautiful red, linen book case. Each copy boasts a full color screen printed cover, has been numbered and signed by the author, illustrator, and cover artist.
Ideal Boy is a limited-edition book collaboration by poet Ed Friedman and visual artist Kim MacConnel. Visual artist Ann Agee has designed a three-color dust jacket for the book, which has been screen-printed in four versions. The titling on each version is in a different language: Tamil, Urdu, Khmer, Tajik. Ideal Boyhas been produced in an edition of 200.
Its 14 poems and 18 illustrations evoke a “speculative pan-cultural boyhood & manhood replete with customs, rites, prohibitions, encouragements, ambitions, fantasies, and assessments.”