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A Birth of a Book - Pointe Shoes

This documentary showcases book artist Ido Agassi making the book "Pointe Shoes" with poems by Ronny Someck.

The process involves hand setting of the type, letterpress printing, and innovative handmade binding. The book contains hand colored prints by the poet. The English text was set in Alt-Mediäval typeface and the Hebrew text in Margalit typeface. The edition is limited to 88 signed and numbered copies, published at the Even Hoshen Private Press. T

The film was taken at Agassi's studio "HaMamlacha." Directing, editing, producing, and sound design by Alon Hetzroni. Cinematography by Shaked Hetzroni. To learn more about Ido Agassi's work, visit his website or Facebook page


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