'Amnesia' detail - art by Lisa Kokin; this work is "Fauxliage" – fake leaves made from BOOK PAGES that have been SEWN to resemble Fall leaves; the artist chose the gingko leaf for the plant's use to improve memory and Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring as a metaphor that 'historical amnesia allows the repetition of past mistakes...'

'Amnesia' detail - art by Lisa Kokin; this work is "Fauxliage" – fake leaves made from BOOK PAGES that have been SEWN to resemble Fall leaves; the artist chose the gingko leaf for the plant's use to improve memory and Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring as a metaphor that 'historical amnesia allows the repetition of past mistakes...'

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some incredible pieces by lisa kokin. found photos sewn together in interesting ways (entangled? :) )

some incredible pieces by lisa kokin. found photos sewn together in interesting ways (entangled? :) )

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Lisa Kokin alters and transforms the form and content of books with a minimal addition of other materials.

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Textile Portraits, How to Stitch Art, Artist Study with thanks to Lisa Kokin Studies for Art Students at CAPI ::: www.milliande.com, Mixed Media Textile Art School Portfolio Work Inspiration, Stitch, Sewn, Vintage Photography

Textile Portraits, How to Stitch Art, Artist Study with thanks to Lisa Kokin Studies for Art Students at CAPI ::: www.milliande.com, Mixed Media Textile Art School Portfolio Work Inspiration, Stitch, Sewn, Vintage Photography

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Lisa Kokin alters books, text and memory by a complex system of destruction and preservation. There is as much meaning in what has been take...

Lisa Kokin alters books, text and memory by a complex system of destruction and preservation. There is as much meaning in what has been take...

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paperphilia: Memoria Technica Mixed media artist’s book, 8 x 50 x 8, 2002 Lisa Kokin (via elizabethbunsen)

paperphilia: Memoria Technica Mixed media artist’s book, 8 x 50 x 8, 2002 Lisa Kokin (via elizabethbunsen)

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leave words on page; cut out unwanted words; page underneath shows through #art #journaling #techniques

leave words on page; cut out unwanted words; page underneath shows through #art #journaling #techniques

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emWhen Ladies Meet/embr /Altered book, mull, PVA glue, 8 x 6 x 1.25 inches, 2009

emWhen Ladies Meet/embr /Altered book, mull, PVA glue, 8 x 6 x 1.25 inches, 2009

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