DOI

10.17077/etd.ljmo-v96k

Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Summer 2019

Degree Name

MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Degree In

Book Arts

First Advisor

Langworthy, Sara

First Committee Member

Barrett, Timothy

Second Committee Member

Leonard, Julia

Third Committee Member

Carcia, Karen

Fourth Committee Member

Martin, Emily

Abstract

It Should Be Familiar is an artist’s book and collection of copper and steel intaglio printing plates. Together they examine shifts in external and internal identities, personal symbols, and perceptions of trauma over time. The book is printed with a plant-based dye mixture that reacts differently to each metal plate. As a parallel to the mentioned personal shifts, images in the book will change color with exposure to the metals as well as UV light.

Keywords

book arts, China, craft, intaglio, letterpress, natural dye

Pages

vii, 26 pages

Comments

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Copyright

Copyright © 2019 Catherine Liu

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