Guatemala: Country of Eternal Spring

  • What does it mean to be “from” somewhere, “of” someplace?
     
    This artist book explores my personal geography: a place that has helped to make me who I am. Guatemala, a country that prospers in culture (among many other elements), is home.
     
    It takes form as a simple box, but once opened it collaspes into a pyramid similar to the ones the Mayans made in Tikal. There are four containers, each categorized and containing sentimental valued objects from my trips to Guatemala. 
     
  • It takes form as a simple box, but once opened it collaspes into a pyramid similar to the ones the Mayans made in Tikal.
  • The base of the pyramid contains Stephen S. Hall's essay "I, Mercator", reading it helped me go through a journey understanding what home meant to me.
  •  The box holds four containers, each categorized and containing objects of sentimental value from my trips to Guatemala.
    The containers not only supply factual text of each category, but my own words of how I obtained these objects.