Bingxing

2014



A pop-up and paper cutout book made as a collaborative project with artist Melanie Mowinski for the MCLA Gallery51 "Exchange" exhibition using the Artist Book Ideation Cards, by Barbara Tetenbaum and Julie Chen.

Parallels China Cheshire: parallelschinacheshire.tumblr.com
MCLA Gallery51 Exchange Exhibition: mcla.edu/About_MCLA/events/gallery51exchange_5506/

Artist Book Ideation Cards: flyingfishpress.com/booksinprint/artistsbookideationcards.html
Cards selected that guided this book:
Text: Abstract Non-Verbal Gibberish
Color: Muted or Pastel
Image: Self-Generated
Layout: Based on a historic example
Structure: Innovative
Paper: Pretreated
Technique: Use a technique that is unfamiliar to you
Adjectives: optimistic, gigantic, whimsical, sculptural, futuristic