ha mer ika

Artist Book Design

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ha-mer-ika, Institutional Interruptions is a book written and conceived by CalArts MFA artist Silvi Naci. This 220 page soft cover book was designed in collaboration with Silvi as a meditation on gender, queer identity, sexuality, immigration, race, nationhood, citizenship, (de)colonialism and especially, their family relationships and dysfunction. All of the artwork, photography and expressive type design through the poems and prose mixes Albanian and English as documentation of their performances in the last two years culminating in a final show where the book was launched in April, 2019. 

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