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Helen Chadwick (1953-1996) Notebook on 'Ego Geometria Sum'

Notebook on 'Ego Geometria Sum'

Author: Helen Chadwick

Date: c.1981-1983

Size: 11.3 x 15.5 cm.

Description: Contains detailed notes on the ideas, research and development for
'Ego Geometria Sum' including how Chadwick approached the subject of her past and memory.
Using architecture as her starting point there are notes and sketches from visits to places from her past,
such as Christ Church, Wimbledon, London (where she was baptised) and Croydon High School (where she attended). There are
ideas for installation; notes on colours to be used; research notes taken from the
''Dictionary of Hypnosis'', psychic photography, metaphysical shapes, ''Foetus into man''
and Arthur Koestler's ''The Sleepwalkers''; sketches of some of the sculptures with
dimensions; notes on the symbolism of shapes; list of ages relating to the size of the
sculptures, list of the images to be placed on each sculpture; notes on
'The Juggler's Table' and a photocopy of an example of the juggler's card from Tarot cards
with related notes.

Physical Description: Black hardcover notebook, 1 volume, 134 pages, some have been pasted
and stapled into the volume.

Accession 2003.19/2/5 Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

Gift of the Helen Chadwick Estate, 2002-2003