A blue handmade book cover next to an open copy of the same book.

Efflorescence: Utilizing a letterpress poem, cut vinyl and papercut images with cut-outs and embroidery thread, Madeleine Peterson attempts to recreate of a hike interrupted by a storm. Efflorescence, a modified double pamphlet instant book, takes the reader on a dramatic journey as they flips the pages and interact with the cut-outs on the front and back cover. The edition size is 12 copies.           


  • Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College
  • Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Columbia University
  • Grand Valley State College
  • University of Utah
  • Private collections

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