Yoon Dong Ju



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Publication Date

Winter 1-1-2017


artists' books, Korean poetry, student artists' book contest, fourth


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Graphic Design

Faculty / Course

Jim DiMarcantonio, Bookbinding

Materials + Techniques

Birch wood, hanji, muslin

Student Narrative

Yoon Dong Ju was a Korean poet who was known for his lyric resistance poetry against Japanese imperialism. From his inspiring word choices and voice, the accordion book contains 5 poems from his work Sky, Wind, Star and Poem to recreate his voice more artistic way. The book design is inspired by Korean traditional room divider and used shadow images to portray some imagery that was mentioned in his poems.

Photo Credit

Mariah Bennett, MDes Interior Architecture, 2018

Yoon Dong Ju



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