Contes Feriques

This five-part artist book is an illustrated fable that plays with storytelling, pattern, and typography to reflect a personal frustration with often-inconsistent recounting of Lebanon’s modern history.

It brings together custom typefaces used in illustrative ways, playfully rhyming parables, and a cast of animals in allegorical roles to suggest the pitfalls of misinterpreting and rewriting history. The structure of the publication is also performative itself, starting with an accordion-like foldout as the reader’s entry point.

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