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The Codex & The Helix: Book Arts Exploring Evolution: Evolution: An Analysis of Impact

In February of 2009, Foley Library marked the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species, with a small collection of original juried artist's books that faithfully portray the science behin

Evolution: An Analysis of Impact

by Steven Prohira and Elizabeth Stauder, undergraduates at Gonzaga University

Artist's Statement by Steven Prohira:

This project gave me a forum in which to explore the social impacts of evolutionary theory. Upon beginning to dig, I realized just how pervasive it is.

I had the privilege of working with a poet, Elizabeth Stauder, on this project. She provided beautiful words to work in conjunction with my woodblock prints, and our process was one of mutual discovery, with our work in constant dialogue. This book is the result of that dialogue.

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