Encyclopaedia Isoptera

termite text
Encyclopaedia Isoptera 1998 Digital printed book multiples
Artwork, image and photography © Perdita Phillips knowledge
Book 20.5 x 13.5 x 2 cm edition 1/3 available $550
224 page bound digital print book with 196 illustrations
Project: Termitaria 19962001 Australia, UK
Exhibition: Shell Fremantle Print Award 2000 Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth

Encyclopaedia Isoptera was part of the Termitaria series. It was a 224-page long Encyclopaedia on termites, which combined factual biological information with interesting anecdotes and fascinating facts about termites that had been collected from history, literature and scientific sources. The book was a major prize winner at the Shell Fremantle Print Award.

the lifecycle

The lifecycle of termites.

detail of a story

Human animal boundaries.

mother and matchstick