Am I Here
By Robbin Ami Silverberg
Brooklyn, NY: Dobbin Books, 2020. Edition of 5 variants.
7.25 x 9.5"; 26 pages with one loose carbon page. Archival inkjet printed photos on Mohawk Superfine. Carbon paper collage. Polymer plate printing on cotton paper. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Robbin Ami Silverberg: "In June 2020, I found paper that I had made and printed in 1985 for a book about living abroad. At the time, I made an artist proof but not the edition, as I never quite resolved my ideas. I now had paper to make five varied copies of a new edition with a 2020 perspective.
"Photographs were selected from the web of the walls and fences that have altered borders around the world: Egypt-Gaza, Greece-Macedonia, Hungary-Serbia, India-Bangladesh, India-Pakistan, Ireland-Northern Ireland, Israel-Gaza, Israel-Egypt, Israel-Lebanon, Israel-West Bank, Neuperlac - Germany, Spain-Morocco, Turkey-Iran, Turkey-Syria, USA-Mexico & USA-Canada."