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The Word & The World


Part of a long-running series of “world” paper-cuts I’ve been building up over the years. The paper-cut and torn-paper collage were run through a Vandercook to create a “pressure print”, under the able guidance of Mary Tasillo at the University of Pennslyvania’s Common Press. Originally created as a part of an event I curated at the Kelly Writer’s House in Philadelphia.

Due to the nature of the printing process, there are slight variations from print to print.

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