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Entry for the 9th Annual Baker & Whitehill Student Artists' Book Contest. Opening Reception Thursday, March 02, 2023, Fleet Library, Main Reading Room. Juror: Andre Lee Bassuet.


artists' books; Baker & Whitehill


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Glass, Printmaking

Faculty / Course

Daniel Heyman, Japanese Papermaking

Materials + Techniques

Handmade Kozo paper, thread, laser cutter

Student Narrative

This small series of accordion books follow the biggest Feminicide (a term used for a massacre based on sexist ideologies) in Canadian history— the one which my mother is a survivor of. The whole shooting happened in a period of twenty minutes (from 17:10 to 17:30) but the aftermath left the entire community in shock. In these books, I follow the weapon, the movement around the school, and the trauma my mother lives with as well as the intergenerational trauma that arises from it.

Photo Credit

Hannah Nigro, PH 2023

Polytechnique: 17:10, 17:20, and 17:30



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