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artists'books, Student Artists' Book Contest, first


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Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation




Faculty / Course

James DiMarcantonio, Introduction to Bookbinding

Materials + Techniques

Paper, ink

Student Narrative

I made the series of plates last year. Seven etchings each responding to a couplet of the John Keats sonnet. This was an act of admiration after encountering something so perfect, an attempt to reproduce that perfection in another version, and ambitiously, to make the texts more available to a wider body of audience. The image is a single frame that is much more instinctive, not superior but the visual anchor is powerful in ways words cannot be.

When I have Fears That I May Cease to Be



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