Urban Alchemy – the book


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Launched 24th June 2015 in UCL Construction Welfare Building canteen

Urban Alchemy (signed, numbered edition of 300) is a hard cover cloth-bound gilt edged volume inspired by alchemical ‘book of secrets’ exposing the narratives and techniques of the transformation of these materials over this year of experimentation and exchange. It explores demolition site materials –zinc, copper, slate, brick, concrete, steel, aluminium and asbestos through photography, chemical transformation and poetic narratives of the life cycle and ethics of these materials that make up our every day urban world.

The book is in the Poetry Library collections and is also available to buy in the ica bookshop and bookartbookshop.


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