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artists' books; letters (correspondence); personal correspondence; Istanbul, İstanbul, Marmara, Turkey; covid-19 pandemic; covid; California, United States; social history


108 unnumbered pages : color illustrations + 1 poster. Cover title. Edition of 500: 300 in English, 200 in Turkish Coptic bound with wrap-around cover that unfolds to become a poster. "'Dear Laurie, Dear Gülşah' is a publication that brings together the correspondence between A. Laurie Palmer and Gülşah Mursaloğlu across disparate geographies, from April to September 2020. Within this transformative year that bore witness to a global pandemic, anti-racist protests, downfalls of power figures and monuments and fires around both continents, the letters both reflect on the present moment and offer insight into the artists' practices and long-term projects."--Letter from A. Laurie Palmer CUZ "Texts: Gülşah Mursaloğlu, A. Laurie Palmer ; Book Design: E.S. Kibele Yarman ; Photos: Sarah Bird, Gülşah Mursaloğlu, A. Laurie Palmer, Jared Powell .."--Colophon Gift of Laurie Palmer.

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Istanbul : Umur Publishing, [2021]


©Istanbul : Umur Publishing, [2021]

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bookbinding (process|process|); book jackets; Coptic bindings; color printing; photography


18 cm + 1 poster (59 x 42 cm)

Dear Laurie, Dear Gülşah



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