Paper Wasps

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A social and cultural action of barrier displacement and earned trust through handmade paper and print.

Handmade paper from unwashed bed linens collected door-to-door in the Black Belt of southwestern Alabama along with images of paper wasp nests from giver’s backyard sheds. Nest imagery and text letterpress printed with ink made from dried and ground nests.

Black Arches Cover wrapper with French Paper portfolio.

Each giver received a copy.

12 x 18

Edition of 15, 4 sheets/prints per set.

$225.00

Christopher Davenport, 2014

*25% of all sales of this edition go to the Alabama NAACP.

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