6 x 4 x 1 inches
Texts from Lilit: 31 Cards to Connect to Your Inner Demon is a new artist book by Tamar Ettun that conjures the empathic demon Lilit (Lillith), whose story traces back to ancient Sumerian, Akkadian, and Judaic mythology. Reaching from the dark side of the moon, communicating via text messages, Lilit explores the insidious side of empathy, trauma-healing modalities, and astrology as storytelling. Lilit’s texts serve as tools to connect with your inner demons and support integrating shadow selves. The 31-card deck includes demon drawings and somatic exercises, which correspond to the movement of planets and astrological archetypes.
The artist book is part of an ongoing project by Tamar titled Lilit, the empathic demon, through which you may text the word, “SUMMON” to Lilit at 833-575-1049 and correspond with her by text messages. Texts From Lilit: 31 Cards to Connect to Your Inner Demonwas created by Tamar Ettun. Meghana Karnik is the book’s editor and contributor of curatorial text. The book was first printed in conjunction with the artist’s solo exhibition “Tamar Ettun: How To Trap A Demon,” curated by Meghana Karnik at SUNY Purchase's Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery from October 6 - November 16, 2022.
The book is avaialble at Printed Matter (New York City), Pioneer Works (Brooklyn), Ulises (Philadelphia), and Sipur Pashut (Tel Aviv). More stores are coming soon!
You can purchase the book online for $44 through Artis Contemporary, here.
The book’s price is sliding scale $33-66, and no one should hesitate getting this book for lack of funds. Messgae email@example.com for prices, to buy it directly from me, or to carry the book in your store or library.
Photo: Yann Chashanovski