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artists' books, Baker & Whitehill Annual Student Artists' Book Contest, fifth
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Strike Anywhere is a series of five accordion books about endangered species due to habitat destruction and other forces by human population. The different species are created using painted transparent paper creating a visual fragility that represents the actual fragility of their existence. The two match boxes portray the "today" and "tomorrow" of endangered species which eventually become extinct. The ashes that fill the second box are also created using the same painted transparent paper as the species in the books.
Qiao, Cynthia; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "Strike Anywhere" (2018). 5th Baker & Whitehill Student Artists' Book Contest 2019. 39.