When you move to a new place it takes time to become familiar with the new home. It feels unnatural and awkward to call it my sweet home. This is more so if you move from a small town to a big city or vice versa. This book captures and portrays that physical and emotional unbalance with personal images of Champaign (small town) and Chicago (big city)
double side flag book format
letterpress printed from photopolymer plates
green tree and corn field printed on transparency paper from inkjet printer
Jana Sim is a book artist born and raised in Korea, and came to the U.S. in 2002.
While Sim studied art at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she became fascinated
by the book arts, and dedicated her artistic practice to learn about making books.
Sim earned her BFA in painting from UIUC and MFA in book & paper program at Columbia
College, Chicago. Her book art works are at numerous exhibitions internationally and her
works have been collected at universities, museums and private collectors.