Made with images borrowed from her four-part zine (, , , and ), Gabrielle Guy’s postcards offer a series of lyrical scenes and abstractions. Collected under proto~’s utility selection, the postcards become discrete fragments of an unseen whole; set travelling with a postal stamp, or kept as a photograph, removed from their intended image friends.
10.6 x 14.9cm | litho-printed postcard | open editionGabrielle Guy is an art book designer and visual artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. She has designed numerous artist monographs and photo books, most notably for William Kentridge, Sabelo Mlangeni, Nicholas Hlobo, Zanele Muholi, Igshaan Adams, Jo Ractliffe, Penny Siopis and Guy Tillim. She is a former art director of Art South Africa magazine (under the editorship of Sean O’Toole, 2003-2005). In addition, she has designed identities for Art Joburg, the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean/ICAIO (Mauritius) and Stevenson. In 2017, she worked on the catalogue and identity and exhibition elements for The South African Pavilion presenting Candice Breitz + Mohau Modisakeng at the 2017 Venice Biennale.