This is a scan of the inside surface of a card we found in the suitcase - I wont post the front because it will distract from this side and this is the side I love most of all. I might show it in a separate post another time.
One of the loveliest things about exploring these letters as objects is the diverse paper types Oz used to write on. There are lined papers, coloured papers, heavy, fine, buttery, coarse, stained - some have dirty fingerprints others are pristine. Turning the pages is an absolute privilege.
Katy Mutton is a Canberra based, Australian Visual Artist whose practice is informed by an ongoing concern around trauma and warfare and how these relate to our cultural identity and history. For more information on her artwork visit www.katymutton.com