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artists' books, Student Artists Book Contest, second
Book and Paper
Year of Graduation
Faculty / Course
Jim DiMarcantonio, Bookbinding
Materials + Techniques
Synthetic tatooed skin, red suede, decorative corner pieces
I used the synthetic skin used in creating tattoo apprenticeships to showcase my personal style of tattooing. The first book is bound with body jewelry and the second is accordion bound with images tattooed as pages. I built it in the box to showcase these books and installed a tattooed fake hand into the spine to add to the effect of opening the box.
Desautel, Valerie; Library, Fleet; and Collections, Special, "In Vestri Tengum" (2015). 2nd Student Artists' Book Contest 2016. 11.