Crush by Sandro Javier Ortega-Riek is a timeline of some of the artist’s crushes between 2009 and 2018. The timeline explores love and longing, growing up as a young gay man, and the narratives created by the LGBT community in pursuit of truth and recognition. The colophon is letterpress printed on a removeable and interactive element. Crush is accordion bound, letterpress printed on French paper, and set in Scripps College Old Style type. The editions size is 11 copies. 4.25 by 6.25 inches. 


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