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Publication Date

Winter 1-1-2017


artists' books, expletives, multilingual, student artists' book contest, fourth


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Film / Animation / Video

Faculty / Course

Lindsay French, Stories of Change

Materials + Techniques

Ninah paper, PLIKE paper, laser printing, vector engraving

Student Narrative

“Intercultural Swearing” is based on recorded interviews with three students with very distinct backgrounds regarding how swearing is different in their native language as opposed to English. This book communicates tone, accents, pauses and personality through typography and spacing.

Photo Credit

Mariah Bennett, MDes Interior Architecture, 2018

Intercultural Swearing



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