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Creation Date

Winter 2017


Graduate student. Year of graduation: 2018. Major: Architecture. Class: Bookbinding. Faculty: Jim DiMarcantonio. Photographed by Mariah Bennett, MDes Interior Architecture, 2018.

Materials + Techniques

Washi and hanji papers dyed using the suminagashi floating ink method; hand made washi paper using recycled washi and hanji papers; maple wood; museum board; natural ramie twine; found rock.

Student Narrative

Quietness is part of a study on language and meaning, and the ephemeral qualities of reading haikus. The work is meant to be suggestive, provoking different experiences across time and people. Its intention is to bring one to the present moment and relish in the pause.


artists' books, language, haikus, present


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