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Combat paper
Matott, Drew Luan
Cameron, Drew
Turner, Jon Michael
Pitkin, Hannah Carpenter
People's Republic of Paper (Firm)
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
[Burlington, Vt] : People's Republic of Paper ; [Philadelphia, Pa] : Iraq Veterans Against the War, [2008]
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Special Collections
Artists' books collection
Rights Information
This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. Transmission or reproduction of any material protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. The authors or their heirs retain their copyrights to the material. Contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives for more information (
Rights Notes
Scope/Content: Title and publishers from colophon. Date from signatures.
Scope/Content: Edition of six signed and numbered copies.
Scope/Content: "A collaborative project initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron of the People's Republic of Paper along with members of Iraq Veterans Against the War. Utilizing uniforms that they wore in combat, the veterans cut, cooked and beat their uniforms into pulp and used a spray-pulp printing technique to render images and text onto the sheets. This series was made from the uniforms of Chanan Suarez-Diaz, Jon Michael Turner, Adrienne Kinne, Drew Cameron, Cloy Richards, Matt Howard, Eli Wright, Nate Lewis, Mike Blake, Phil Aliff"--Colophon.
Technique: Issued unbound in envelope of handmade paper with ribbon and button closure. The image printed on the envelope is different for each copy in the edition.
Scope/Content: Six of the sheets contain a series of images of a man removing/tearing away his military uniform. The two remaining sheets contain a poem and colophon.
Scope/Content: The photographs were taken by Hannah Carpenter Pitkin, cf. OCLC 183890991.
physical object
[8] sheets
Artists' books--21st century
Portfolios--21st century
Handmade paper--21st century
paper pulp
portfolios (groups of works)
46 x 31 cm (in envelope 48 x 33 cm)
N7433.4 .M375 C66 2008
political art
Iraq War, 2003-2011 Protest movements
Iraq War, 2003-2011 Poetry
Military uniforms in art
military uniforms
United States

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