Plah Plah Pli Plah by Alison Knowles

2009; 8" x 5"; 100p; digital laser and inkjet print;
perfect binding; handmade paper instrument

Plah Plah Pli Plah comprehensively documents the sounds,
performance and material of Knowles' handmade paper and
dried bean instrument "Bean Turners." It includes transcrip-
tions of the instruments' sounds, images of Knowles perform-
ing, scores, and a "bean page instrument" specially fabricated
by students at the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book
and Paper Arts.