Red Shoes

  • Title: Red Shoes
  • Author: Inês Cóias
  • Publisher: Inês Cóias
  • Dimensions: 21,7x15cm 8,54X5,91 in.
  • Number of Pages: 36 pages
  • Edition: 28 copies; 10 copies printed in linoleum and letterpress; 18 copies laser print.
  • Publishing Date: 2011
  • Place: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: n.a.
  • Media: 10 copies printed with linoleum and letterpress over Fabriano Rosaspina paper. 18 copies were laser printed over Steinbach Malmedy paper. All the copies were hand painted with ecoline. The cover was printed in silkscreen; handmade binding. All the copies are numbered and signed by the author.
  • Synopsis: Red Shoes collects several literary, cinematographic and musical references on the theme “The Red Shoes” a tale by Hans Christian Andersen, a motion picture by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, song by Tom Waits, Loretta Lynn, Kate Bush, Andrew Bird, Throwing Muses among others. The texts are passages from these works (quoting the reference to title and author); the illustrations are printed with linoleum and details are hand painted with red ecoline. (Translation of the text provided by Inês Cóias to
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