A lingering thought; a distracting idea or obsession; a nagging worry

The Calepino is an ongoing zine / book art project created by Enza Apa and published occasionally, when the calepino strikes.

Each issue of The Calepino explores a singular obsession or ‘calepino.’ It is printed in a small edition of fifty copies and includes inserts and extras. Each edition is numbered, assembled, and finished by hand.

* The word “calepino” is of southern Italian dialect, specific (I believe) to a small village in Calabria. Uncovering the history and linguistic geography of this word is another calepino to explore. More in a future issue…