Author: laimah

  • BIG cherry blossom book

    BIG cherry blossom book

    BIG cherry blossom artist’s book, July 2022 13 x 14 ½ inches, single section case binding structure, linen bookcloth on cover is dyed with avocado seeds, pages are woodblock printed with watercolors on natural Kitakata paper

  • cherry blossom spring 22

    cherry blossom spring 22

    Printed an edition of cherry blossoms for this year! There are 7 prints (edition of 7). Each one is hand-printed and a little different (a variable edition). I am selling these prints. If you’re interested in purchasing one, fill out the contact form.

  • Gaze Series

    Gaze Series

    I am happy to have my print included in the next group show at International Print Center New York (IPCNY). Unfinished: New Prints 2022/Winter opens January 20  Juried by Queer. Archive.Work.

  • erasure book

    erasure book

    Artist’s book, 5 x 6 ½ inches, November 2020 Single section case binding structure, bookcloth for cover is made with dyed and repurposed Roberta Roller Rabbit tunic, pages are made with archival Okawara paper, woodblock prints on endsheets and spread on Kitakata paper Erasure of Ruling Your World by Sakyong Mipham

  • cherry blossom

    cherry blossom

    Woodblock print on Okawara paper, 12 x 12 inches, August 2020, Edition: 5 This woodblock print was made with watercolors, using traditional Japanese Mokuhanga techniques.

  • جنگ • jang

    جنگ • jang

    Artist’s book, 15 x 8 inches (closed), 15 x 23 inches (open), June 2020 Flag book structure, bookcloth for cover is made with repurposed embroidered Afghan shirt, pages are made with solar plate etchings of photographs appropriated from The New York Times reporting on the War on Terror

  • Fragmented Futures: Afghanistan 100 Years Later

    I’m happy to be a part of this exhibition featuring art, music, writing, performance and more by artists from Afghanistan and the diaspora. “The exhibit, which runs until January 12, 2020, is designed to shift the conversation on Afghanistan and its diaspora, to focus on people’s everyday lived experience of extraordinary historical events. We at AAAWA […]

  • Selected Artwork

  • Black Sonnet

    Black Sonnet

    Candace Williams and I collaborated on this print featuring her poem “Black Sonnet”. We used a paper lithography process for it’s inky textures—to bring it from the digital space to paper. We made three variations of this print. Singing Saw Press will distribute copies of this print in a limited edition portfolio of broadsides called PARALLAX. Last […]

  • Chapbooks and Writing

    Wrapped up a class at Parsons School of Design called Chapbooks and Writing. It was an amazing experience–a constant exchange of creativity and knowledge. I invited poets to talk about their process in collecting a body of work. Sahar Muradi introduced her chapbook Gates and taught the ghazal poetic form. Candace Williams read from her chapbook […]