MAN MADE / A Journey Through the In-Between
by Peter Bergman
MAN MADE is by is PRESS publisher Peter Miles Bergman. is PRESS, 1st edition 2019, Edition of 505. Denver, Colorado
MAN MADE is a 36 page, 6 x 8″ saddle-stitched zine with a letterpress masthead and back cover! MAN MADE documents a 2009 535-mile 31-day walk across Wyoming on the Continental Divide Trail with Dylan Kuhn and Ann Fish Kuhn with a forward about a 2006 attempt to end an 11-year stint not flying by skydiving and an afterword about a 250-mile walk from Denver to Mount Holy-Cross in central Colorado.
MAN MADE also contains a zine-within-a-zine that includes a report and photo essay documenting “man made” detritus and infrastructure in central Wyoming – the least populated part of the US.
MAN MADE is also a primer (and an appendix) for PaCT – a book being released in 2019 about hiking 1,700 miles of the 2,600 mile Pacific Crest Trail at 23 years old and returning to hike the remaining 900 miles at 46. Follow the project at pact.report online and on instagram @pact.report.
MAN MADE is laser printed on white 100# gloss text and French 80# parchment paper and hand sewn with black thread. The covers are printed on 80# gloss cover with a letterpress masthead and back cover printed in copper ink on a Vandercook proof press.