Word of Mouth, part 1

Having grown up in Croatia, in a city with a major textile industry, and witnessing the changes during and following the war of the 1990’s, I wanted to capture the stories told by the textile workers, their experiences of work as well as the mundane moments of their lives.

I decided to print their words during my 2020 winter residency at Penland School of Craft. I would set one story at a time in metal type, one letter at a time, print it multiple times and then take the letters apart to construct the next story and print it by hand.

Letterpress prints 
12 x 18’ each 
Edition 10 of each

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