Book, 103 x 135 mm, 96 pages. Foil stamped title in gold and blind debossed pattern on the cover. Limited edition of 500 copies. Graphic design, photograpy, illustration and text by My Hellsten.
A book about nostalgia as a deathtreathening illness and a serious state of longing home. The book holds translated text written by 1600 to 1850s doctors/physicans about the illness, it’s different stages, symptoms/outcomes, and a more personal text written by My Hellsten. The format of the book is small to encourage an intimate relation between the reader and the book. Photographs and illustrations by My Hellsten and found pictures from family archives.