Curatorial Category: Antenna Press - Special Project

Ghost Orchid

Ghost Orchid is an artist book inspired by the ghost orchid, Dendrophylax lindenii, the highly coveted and elusive flora native to the South Florida Everglade and the wetlands of Cuba. The book uses prose, imagery, and holographic papers to narrate a fever dream from the perspective of the orchid and its pollinators. Cristina Molina hails Ghost Orchid


In conjunction with Senegalese linguistic specialists from Boston University, the “JAMBAR” book project details a short story written in Wolof, the main language of what was once Senegambia. Buttressed by research in Dakar, the illustrations that accompany each sentence were influenced by scripts spanning the Sahel region to include Bassa Vah and Hieratic. Part performance JAMBAR

Book Release: As Many Genders

Join us as we celebrate the release of As Many Genders by Mick Kligler, recipient of a 2022 Antenna Press Award. This event is free and open to the public, and there will be refreshments and exciting coloring activities for kids!  This is the first children’s book published by Antenna Press, and we are so excited to Book Release: As Many Genders

Water Site

Water is Louisiana’s most abundant resource. Water saturates the air with humidity; it permeates the coastline as the oceans rise. It falls from the sky in torrential rainstorms that flood the cities. It cuts through the land at the terminal of the Mississippi River, a vital and historical port of commerce. Water, more than anything, Water Site

Gladiator School

Gladiator School documents Theral Harris’ time from ages 13 to 17 incarcerated in Baltimore’s juvenile justice system in the 1990s. Through first-hand narrative, recovered photos, and ephemera, the book exposes the effects of criminalizing youth in a system “designed to break your spirit.” Tammy Mercure is a photographer and book artist. Theral Harris is a Gladiator School