In 2004 and 2006, Dragon Dance Theatre staged an « Ode to Demeter ».  Represented in the mythodrama is the blood ritual performed by Koré and her transformation into Persephone, Queen of the Underworld.  This series was used as the storyboard for the actors and performers who participated in the production and collaboration. 


Their are 16 different linoleum block prints included in the book. 

The cover size is 55 X 34 cm (13,5 X 20,5 inches)

And the prints are 23 X 30 cm (9 X 12 inches)

The book is bound by the artists. 


The book was conceived and printed by Sam and Katah at Atelier Presse Papier, in Trois-Rivières, Québec


The book is published by Dragon Dance Theatre

In Canada and the ISBN number is: 978-0-9783871-0-5

Each book is handwritten using calligraphy technique.
-The book is part of the Library and Archives Canada artist book collection
- The portfolio of images has been exhibited at the Galerie Buzingo, France
- selected images are currently on exhibit at the Albi Biennale, France - 2007
- portfolio of images has been purchased by Samuel Lallouz Galerie, Montréal
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Ode to Demeter

Persephone entre deux mondes

an artist book by Sam Kerson

photo by Michel Massicotte
photo by Michel Massicotte
photo by Michel Massicotte
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