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(alphabetized by first name)

Amelia Bird
Anna Daedalus
Bonnie Thompson Norman
Bryan Kring
Carrie L. Larson
Casey Gardner
Cathryn Miller
Charlene Asato
Christine Martell
Colin Frazer
Cynthia Colbert
Cynthia Nourse Thompson
Dennis Yuen
Emily Martin
Erin Sweeney
Heather Doyle-Maier
Heather Kasvinsky
Joanne Price
Joshua Orr
Karen Chew & Nanette Wylde
Karen Kunc
Kelly Parsell
Kyle Holland
Laurie Weiss
Lesley Mitchell
Linda K Johnson
Lori Reed
Marie Marcano
Merike van Zanten
Peggy Johnston
Ravi Shukla + S. Arden Hill
Rebecca Chamlee
Rebecca Childers
Sammy Seung-min Lee
Sarah McDermott
Servane Briand
Sun Young Kang
Turner Hilliker


Servane Briand

Palo Alto, California

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paper, pastel, crayons, watercolor, beeswax, linen thread

4 x 5 x ½ closed; 4 x 19¼ x 9¾ open

© 2011


I am interested in time and traces that we leave behind. I was using long pieces of paper left out from my son’s origami projects to explore surfaces that are worn down and used by many repetitive actions. I fell in love with the layers of colors and details that came forth and decided to assemble them together. This created a book that engages the viewer in a playful yet meditative process. The secret Belgian binding designed by Carmencho Arregui is a perfect sturdy and flexible structure for this book that acts as a daily companion and a reminder of the passing of time.

Servane Briand is a native of France. She first came to California in 1985 before completing her business degree in New York. Since then, she has lived in San Francisco, Paris, and Palo Alto. She worked in various fields and made a move from high tech to printmaking and book arts in 2006.