Pact for Adventure is a limited edition folio made up of 12 loose screen prints in a hard cover folder. Each folio is signed and numbered out of 100.
Printed on Magnani Velata 140 gram acid-free paper. Each print is 5.75 x 6.75 inches and sits in a 6.75 x 7.75 inch hard cover bound with Canson paper.
Covers are foil stamped and embossed in gold on both front and back. The entire project is hand printed and assembled.
The complete folio is available for $120 CDN.
Printed at Atelier Imago
in Moncton, and at Open Studio in Toronto in 2007.
Daryl Vocat 241 Logan Ave. Toronto, ON. M4M 2N2 Canada
Also available through: Art Metropole
In Pact for Adventure characters arise from found, manipulated and redrawn Boy Scout illustrations. Removed from their environment, the boys are introduced to a world of ambiguity. Moving toward adulthood, they are left negotiating the space between the world they are from, and the world they have arrived in.
Pact For Adventure is part of an ongoing exploration of childhood, morality, and social dynamics. It is a collection of serial images that together chronicle a world that belongs to boys. It hints at a narrative of defiance, confrontation, intimacy, and mystery.
These characters find freedom in theatrics. They imitate the world they live in, and work toward creating a subculture of their own. Unburdened by conventions, they become fierce, lips curl to grins, and they become outlaws. When no one is watching, they transform, staking claim to a world of their own.
Want art? Get a tattoo. I'd like to announce an offer. A barter? A call for blood? A request for your undying slavish devotion?
If you are interested in
getting a tattoo of any of the images from my folio, Pact For Adventure,
prove it. Get in touch with me, and I'll send you a clean, clear high-resolution
version of whatever image you've got your eyes on. Once you get the
tattoo done, send me photo documentation (actual prints) of the process.
In exchange, I will give you a free copy of the folio.