VoiceBook - 1995
*1995 Governor General's Award for PoetryVoice, winner of the 1995 Governor General's Award for Poetry, is a unique book combining new paintings by Marie Elyse St. George with prose and poetry by Anne Szumigalski. The paintings will be featured in an exhibition at the Mendel Art Gallery, co-publisher of this book, in November 1995. Anne Szumigalski's words, which were initially inspired by the paintings, combine with the visual images of Marie Elyse St. George in a breathtaking display of beauty and inspiration.The collaboration between the two artists produces a volume of art which also acts as a tribute to art and its many forms. With precise detail and sensitivity, Szumigalski and St. George explore the complexities of life and of a world where myth and reality, spirit and matter, emotion and intellect come together in a mysterious dance. Voice digs deeply and honestly into the natural world and into the human psyche, revealing intriguing layers of information to arrive at an essential and intimate truth.
Publisher: Regina : Coteau Books, c1995.
Characteristics: 50 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.