In My Country

Title

In My Country

Creator

Aileen Bassis

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Description

"This book grew out of some earlier work about the immigrant experience. I asked immigrants what they missed about their lives in their native countries and used their replies in combination with prints from photos that I took in urban areas of northern New Jersey and New York City." - Aileen Bassis

Publisher

Aileen Bassis (self-published)

Subject

Social, cultural, political issues, immigration

Extent

9" x 11"

Style

String Binding

Material

Mixed media: paper, ink, cover stock, thread

Technique

Risograph prints with two gatefold pages

Date

2015

Other Information

Signed by the artist, edition 14 of 15. There are two gate folds in the book: one at the beginning and one at the end. More information can be found here: http://aileenbassis.com/immigrants.html

Exhibit Location

This work was featured in the Olin Library as a part of the exhibition “Common Ground: Selected Works from The Rollins Book Arts Collection” from September 18, 2021 – December 31, 2021.

In My Country

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