The above image is the artist's hand on the key to Vladimir Nabokov's cabinet of butterfly genitalia.
"Living Library" was photographed by mp Warming in Nabokov's Lepidoptera Collection at Harvard University's Museum of Comparative Zoology and in a Harvard Alum's library, where she lived while researching for her Berlin "Moth Possible" library project. For further information about Moth Possible, please visit www.mothpossible.com or see the project on this site.
Nabokov wrote that his boyhood was a time of immense curiosity and joy. These photographs document the woman artist in her boyhood (her 50th year), as she created the Moth Possible installation project with Nabokov's Harvard collection.