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Yasuko Okumura
New York, NY

A to !
Pop-up accordion, 4 books in a box
2.125" x 5.75" x 2.25"


Message from New Mexico
Paper, Linen thread
5.5" x 3.5" x 0.325"


For many years, I have been interested in publishing books of my illustrations. After learning bookbinding techniques, my focus shifted towards the art of handcrafted books. I enjoy making three-dimensional constructions, mostly in the form of pop-ups and cut works, in which I can create a visual narration of the story through the movement of shapes. I will continue to challenge my imagination as I explore the book world’s endless possibilities.

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