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Wading Pool
By Lynne Huffer & Jennifer Yorke
[Chicago]: Lynne Huffer and Jennifer Yorke, 2019. Edition of 50.

7 x 7" closed, extends to 84". Accordion structure. Double sided. Archival inkjet printed with an Epson R3000 on Somerset Enhanced paper. Laid in matching wrapper. Signed and numbered by artist and writer.

Artist statement: "In 'Wading Pool', an idyllic moment between two young sisters is threatened by the world outside their backyard wading pool and by the difference between their imagined worlds. This remembrance of writer Lynne Huffer's childhood is rendered in colorful geometric forms and inventive typography that enliven a two-sided accordion book. … The book was designed by Jennifer Yorke in collaboration with Huffer, and printed by Yorke. Huffer and Yorke met as fellows at the Hambidge Center and began their collaboration there.

"Lynne Huffer is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. She holds a PhD in French Literature from the University of Michigan.

"Jennifer Yorke examines the uneasy relationship between consumption, identity, the physical body, and the natural world. ... Yorke holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, which she attended through a Graduate Trustee Fellowship. She lives in Chicago."

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