Book of Pages: 2000–2020

Although the first version of Book of Pages was written and illustrated almost a decade earlier, it was published in 2000. The book’s illustrations are black-and-white line art. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of their publication, here is how the pages might have looked had they been in colour, thanks to Jiriki’s friend Claudia.


Page 2: A series of ordinary things



Looking through the monastery gates on page 2. The first two pages of Book of Pages provide the equivalent of a cinematic establishing shot, sweeping down and through the gates. It’s easier on paper because you don’t need to haul a crane or drone up a mountain.