The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Published by Most Ancient
24p, b&w, screenprinted cover, sewn binding, 8.5"x8.5"
With issue #3, the landscape of Scaffold comes into focus, and with it, a more cohesive grasp of the epic structures on display. Hearty science fiction, told through ant-farm page navigations, Most Ancient lets the winding and encrusted multilayer scaffolding take front-and-center. Reminds me of the sense of magic tucked into the navigation of early video games, where a throbbing pixel landscape somehow tapped directly into some deep inner mindterror. -EF