Impressions of Loss
This one-off artist book is an attempt to actualize the impact of familial death on those who are left behind, by representing individual members of my family who died during my lifetime. I used soft handmade paper and hand-painted thread to create a tangible, tactile impression for each loss that I have experienced in my family. Each individual thread represents one family member whose life intersected with mine.
Drumleaf. 5"x6" on handmade cotton rag. Edition of 1.