Walking Backwards into a Room

Walking Backwards into a Room meditates on memory, words as décor, the quotation as form, and the poetics of walking. The first edition publication, brought to life by Alana Frances alongside Ella Rosenblatt, consists of 20 hand-bound print copies.

Copyright Alana Frances and Ella Rosenblatt 2023

All text and images original and created by the artists

Design and layout by Ella Rosenblatt with assistance from Alana Frances

Printed by Ella Rosenblatt at the CalArts Print Lab

Thank you to the Print Lab for their equipment and generosity and gratitude to the California Institute of the Arts Dean’s Reserve Fund Grand, which made this project possible.

This book is set in Superclarendon and Atlas Grotesk

The paper is French Paper


To buy a copy, send an email to alanafrancesbaer@gmail.com