Item #9246 The/Rapist. Maureen Cummins.

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High Falls, New York: Maureen Cummins, 2016-2017. Limited Edition. The/rapist was produced by Maureen Cummins in the autumn and winter of 2016/2017, with typographic assistance from Kathleen McMillan, production assistance from Molly Berkson and Sarah Rose Lejeune, and metalwork by Charles Hubert. Initial research for the project was conducted in the Freeman/Watts archive at George Washington University, which holds the collected papers of Walter Freeman and James Watts. Images are from a variety of sources, including the text "Psychosurgery: In the Treatment of Mental Disorders and Intractable Pain" by Freeman and Watts (1950), as well as from found 19th century photoengravings and other sources. All printing work was done at the Women's Studio Workshop Workshop in Rosendale, New York. A strong commentary on rape and medical history which is perpetuated through the silencing of survivors of sexual assault under the direction of science. Fine in Fine Box. Bright and unmarred. Laser-cut aluminum pages, with silkscreen printed text and imagery. Aggregated in an aluminum two ring 'binder' with a metal back. Die-cut circles punched through all pages with the exception of colophon. Housed in an aluminum "archival" box.16 pp., approximately 8.5x11'. Numbered limited edition of 40. Item #9246

Price: $3,300.00

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