Over fifty years later, book artist Julie Chen wove the text of the famously eloquent Preamble into her 2002 free-standing concertina, The Veil. This carousel book offers the artist's reflections on the political conflicts in the Middle East through both words and abstract visual meditations which unfold over the text of the charter. The Veil will be featured in the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture’s Book + Arts Exhibit this October.
|The Veil by Julie Chen, 2002.|
Photo courtesy of Vamp and Tramp Booksellers.
Post contributed by Christine Well, UNC SILS graduate student volunteer, Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.