Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

2014

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Book Arts

First Advisor

Julia Leonard

Abstract

Towards a Just Landscape is a multi-part project about the 49th Parallel, the 20-foot swath of clear-cut that divides the US from Canada along its International Boundary, as it physically marks the landscape between the Lake of the Woods and the Northern Rockies. More specifically, it is a project about the portion of the border swath that runs through the center of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, dividing in two an area of land reserved to commemorate international peace and good will between two nations. Comprised of three artist's books, these works each address the political and ecological consequences of the border clearing on their surrounding landscape in their own unique way, and together seek to reimagine the way we interact with border regions.

Keywords

Book Art, Borders, Papermaking

Pages

23 pages

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright 2014 Anne Lindsey-Alvey Covell

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