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1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color), portraits. Three inserts laid into text. A personal yet universal family memoir, this story introduces us to Will's grandmother, Evelyn, who suffered from dementia in the later years of her life. As her memories eroded, history and fiction collided and a new relationship bloomed; once her grandson, the young photographer became an old friend, creating this work while trying to make sense of a newfound connection and to deal with his own grief. At times both haunting and lighthearted, this book weaves together family archives with altered images, collage, and new photographs including views inside the multi-generational family home in Pennsylvania. Along with some confused and touching conversations with Nana, Will assembles the fragments that went missing from her mind. Decorated pattern endpapers. Design: Tiffany Jones. Signed by the artist on the title page. Library has first edition, second printing, 2022.

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[London] : Overlapse, [2021, 2022]


Overlapse Press




manipulated photographs; handwriting; collage (technique); color prints (photographs); diffusion transfer prints; family papers; families; grandmothers; dementia; grief; grandsons; friends; memoirs; photography



RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

You Can Call Me Nana

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