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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



Experimental and Foundation Studies

Faculty / Course

Haley MacKeil, Design

Materials + Techniques

Discarded paper, linocut prints, embroidery thread, marker

Student Narrative

A book that expresses the ways sexual trauma influences how one thinks about sex. Many of the prints are based on popular lesbian porn that dominates X rated sites. Porn that was not made for queer women. The images are printed on discarded paper; including mail, handmade paper, and shopping bags. The writing complicates the explicit images with my real life experiences. When combined the book becomes a knot of shame, desire, love, and disgust.

Category: Teenage Lesbians



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