Hella's Story, 11 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 3, mixed media, 2015.

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Based on Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin, from Hella's perspecitive.


The format is a handmade book, told in 25 panels of archival paper that loosely form a narrative. The panels are mixed media: ink, pencil, charcoal, newspaper, ink transfer, leather, string, twine. The text is sparse and interspersed within the visuals. The book is housed in a metal container.