This is a photobook about acupuncture. The needles draw acupoints and these are joined together as constellations on the body: each point of raid is a contact with the soul.
The title means “second door of soul”: this is the translation of a real ancient Chinese acupoint.
Photos by Michèle Mettler.
Texts by Massimiliano Barachini.
100 copies numbered and signed.
Closed book dimensions: 29x48 cm
17 pages, 13 photos in b/n, 7 texts.
Binding in black cotton by sewing machine.
Nr. 1 extra-book Photo in b/w ( 24x30cm) printed on thin commercial old paper.
Collectors’ edition adds to the trade one a big photogravure (plate dimension: 21x26,5cm) printed on rice paper in 30 copies numbered and signed.