25 East 217th Street

Jon Beacham

A collection of 21 film stills from the silent 16mm films Daybooks and Film for Violet (2017), with a short text by the author.

Notes on the films:

Film for Violet – A portrait of my grandmother Violet’s house and Lake Erie. Shot in Euclid, Ohio, slowly over the course of three years. Golden light and the calm of the lake. A film about an interior.

Daybooks – Shot primarily in Kingston. Daily. Out walking. Looking at the things which hold oneself.

Artwork printed color offset.
All text printed letterpress from hand set type. Sewn and bound by hand.
Letterpress printing and book binding
by Jon Beacham.

Edition of 500

Limited Edition
Special edition of 25 copies signed and numbered by the artist.  

Edition of 12 Original Photographs
12 darkroom C Prints made from the original 16mm negatives of the films, housed in a letterpress printed enclosure. Inquire to purchase. More details here.