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High Tension


Philip Zimmerman

type: initiating


born: Bangkok, Thailand
active: United States
citizenship: United States

birth: 1951-01-24

Publication Information

edition type: editioned

publisher: Visual Workshop Press

place: Rochester, NY

publication: 1993-00-00


horizontal: xxx inches closed

Production Information

production means:
collage (local)
offset (local)

binding: adhesive (local)

bookBlock: paper unknown

collage (AAT)


format: codex (AAT)

color: yes


pagination: unpaginated 96 pages

numbered?: unnumbered

signed?: signed


This book was produced and printed for Montage '93, International Festival of the Image, by Visual Studies Workshop Press, 31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607. Prepress production was done at The Center for Editions, Visual Arts Division, SUNY Purchase, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase NY 10577-1400; and Space Heater Editions/Zimmermann Multiples, 8 Wildey Road, Barrytown, NY 12507-5009. Additional support for this project was provided by The Alling and Cory Company; and by a SUNY Purchase Faculty Assistance Grant through the Purchase College Foundation. Project Director: Joan Lyons, Presswork: Paul Muhly, Die-cut and Bindery:Publisher's Book Bindery, LIC, NY, OTHER CREDITS: All prepress work produced digitally to film using Adobe Photoshop; Aldus FreeHand and Quark Xpress. Text format inspired by Vladimir Nabakov's "Despair" and Strathmore Paper's booklet "Stress"; "What doesn't kill me..." quote -Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Lourdes quote - Woody Allen. PHOTO CREDITS: P.6/7 People's Republic of China; P.10/11 Larry Sherer, Smithsonian Inst.; P.12/13 Expulsion from the Garden by Masaccio; P.14.15 Horst Ammann, Three Lions; P.20/21 US Dept. of the Interior; P.40/41 US Air Force P.42/43 Unknown; P.44/45 Wide World; P.56/57 Wide World; P.60/61 Leonard McCombe; P.62/63 General Electric Co.;P.64/65 Photographer unknown for Nike, Inc.; P72/73 NASA; P.76/77 UPI; P.78/79 C.Knight + R.Williams at the University of California; P.88/89 Northwestern University; P.92/93 Mt.Palomar Observatory. AND MANY THANKS TO: Joan, Noel, Clif, Lesley, Warren, Rod, Keith, Lee and Willyum. FOR NICHOLAS AND MARTIN Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream.