March 3, 2016

Moby Dick Filet

Book presentation

“Um, um, um.
Stop that thunder!
Plenty too much thunder up here.
What’s the use of thunder?
Um, um, um.
We don’t want thunder;
we want rum;
give us a glass of rum.
Um, um, um!“

(Herman Melville: Moby Dick, Chapter 122 Midnight Aloft)

Um, um, um – Rum, Rum, Rum! Harpune Wien presents: Cool drinks plus 6 hot and brand-new Moby Dick Filets by

Marusa Sagadin: Filet No.107 – The Carpenter
Francis Upritchard & This is That: Filet No. 57 – Of Whales in Paint; In Teeth
Madeleine Boschan: Filet No.122 – Midnight Aloft
Herwig Kempinger: Filet No.82 – The Honour and Glory of Whaling
Alexander Tovborg: Filet No.19 – The Prophet
Hans Schabus: Filet No.44 – The Chart

Moby Dick Filet is an artist-book edition of Herman Melville‘s magnifi cent novel Moby Dick in the original English version. In order to do the illustration of this many-voiced book justice, each chapter is illustrated by a different artist and is published achronologically in an edition of 460 copies.

Moby Dick Filet
12 – 24 pages each
Format: 14,8 x 19,9 cm / 5.83 x 7.83 inches
Offset print, unbound, folded, numbered with letterpress envelope imprinted with chapter and artist
Edition: 460 copies per chapter