About "One Man's Body and Vicinity"
The pictures in Nathan Cordova’s second publication, One Man’s Body and Vicinity, continue his visual exploration of his complex relationship with his father who passed away in 2015. In it, Nathan utilizes original black and white photographs, handwritten text, and found maps sourced from areas of Spanish colonialism in California, where he lives, to construct evocative, handcrafted, art-objects
Each edition contains original journal text written in the artist’s own hand and six, 3.75”x3” B&W photographs permanently affixed to each map. A red line, drawn in sharpie, traces the Camino Real through California. On the verso is a 17.5” x 14” archival photograph. There are 4 editions of hand-written text and 25 of each edition for a total of 100, though each is entirely handmade and therefore, unique. Zines range in size from 18.5"-22"H x 15"-17"W. Signed and edition on verso.