About this piece:
La Ahogada interweaves the two watery legends of Ophelia and La Llorona. The altered text is drawn from “Wuzzelbud KK,” a song by German techno producer Robag Wruhme, featuring vocals samples from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. From the Old World to the New, and back again, this dark adaptation connects narratives across continents and centuries. Made with Iowa-grown kozo with cotton/flax covers.
HMP paper, ink
About the artist:
Lisa Miles is a papermaker, printmaker, and book artist. She is currently pursuing an MFA at the University of Iowa Center for the Book. She holds a BFA from The New England School of Art & Design in Boston. Originally from New England, Miles has been reborn as a New Mexican and is eager to return to the high desert where she will continue to make handmade books and paper.