Rives BFK, various handmade papers, binders board ( medium )
3 in. x 3 in. x 1 in.
I grew up in a small, southern California town with a lot of fruit trees. I’ve always been interested in fruit as a symbol of love and experience. The red of the pomegranate, and the seeds crammed inside are a vision to me of love, of hope, of faith. Especially the kind of moments of love, hope and faith that bind a marriage together—and make the individual more holy. The structural text of the poem is pulled in pieces from the outside of the book, while pieces of auxiliary text exist in the hollows of the star-shaped center.