The Island Weights


Letterpress limited edition, 14 pages, double stitching, preface in digital print on tracing paper, 16,5cm/24cm.



Sky Hopinka, 2023

The Island Weights is a collection of poems by Sky Hopinka, published by Stereo Editions as a letterpress limited edition.
Relating to the four water spirits holding the earth in place, one of many stories in Ho-Chunk cosmology, The Island Weights (Wijirawaséwe) explores language to conjure these beings, seeking direction while wandering through homeland boundaries and bodies of water.