The Mistaken Belief That If You Obscure Your Past, It Won't Affect Your Children's Futures; Or I Love You, Grandma, But We've Learned Some Fucked-Up Things
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artists' books, Baker & Whitehill Annual Student Artists' Book Contest, fifth
Book and Paper
Year of Graduation
Faculty / Course
Travess Smalley, Design
Materials + Techniques
Inkjet printing, copy paper, tissue paper, embroidery floss
This project is partly an exploration of how WW2 and secondarily pre-war anti-Jewish pogroms affected my family, and also partly autobiographical. In this, I try to outline the process and discomfort of learning details of my family's ethnicity and wartime trauma that my grandmother hid from her husband and children.
Cherr, Madeleine; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "The Mistaken Belief That If You Obscure Your Past, It Won't Affect Your Children's Futures; Or I Love You, Grandma, But We've Learned Some Fucked-Up Things" (2018). 5th Baker & Whitehill Student Artists' Book Contest 2019. 6.