Cé Simonis
Hold Tight

A concertina book-poster inspired by my stay in Øksnes in Vesterålen, Norway


Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Exhibition or installation, Print/poster or postcard, Whole book design

How did you make this work:
This book-poster was made thanks to Artist in Residence Vesteraalen (AiRV) and inspired by my stay in Øksnes, Vesterålen, Norway.
I was invited to stay there for 2 times 10 days which lead to me writing and illustrating this book.
It is a limited edition of 100, riso printed on Munken Pure paper (150gsm) in hunter green, red and blue.

Commissioner Name :
AiRV (Artist in Residence Vesteraalen)
Commissioner Company :
Nordland Akademi for Kunst og Vitenskap

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Cé Simonis is a Belgian-Scottish illustrator who studied in Liège, Belgium and Perugia, Italy, then trained as a printmaker in Scotland. Cé shares a riso machine and a book binding studio with illustrator C.A.Hiley in the woods of the Belgian Ardennes. Together they often participate in indie publishing and illustration fairs across Europe. Cé also regularly takes part in artist residencies.