RE(A)D – Hate Crimes committed by White offenders 2009–2019
Artist’s Book, Polymer Photogravure printed chine collé, handset Letterpress.
15.5″ x 7.5″ x 1″
letterpress printed data serves to convey a contrasting small graphical presence to the large traumatic magnitude of these event.
Events that are happening on at the least a weekly basis in the US. The choice of book structure, a “ledger” style book, was also intentional and meant to connect with the mechanized, desensitized, and increasingly normalized nature that our culture holds with regards to hate and violence. The book proportions utilized (that of a police citation “Posse Box,” a term that itself has deep racist undertones) also connect with the overlap of the stark contrasting nature of policing white populations and minority populations.