Front and back covers of a zine: one side features a pair of graphic eyes closed, while the other has the same pair of eyes opened

Window Dressing


“Window Dressing” examines how the eyes influence Asian-American identity, including concepts of beauty and self-perception. Double sided, one half of the publication includes original photography and online reviews of products used to create a more severe crease in the eyelid. The other side features excerpts of interviews with females aged 4 to 63, documenting their lived experiences. 



Details


13.5” x 4.25”
30 full-color pages
Risograph-printed cover



Interior spread featuring a man wearing small pink clips on his eyelids.

Interior spread featuring a man wearing a pink glasses-like contraption on his head, to make folds on his eyelids.

Interior spread of scanned eyelid tape. The text below is from a one-star Amazon review titled Caused swollen eye

Interior spread of a section titled J, Age 32, featuring a grid of eyelids healing after a surgery

Interior spread of a section titled W, Age 18, featuring two images of people wearing eyeliner - one is from ancient Egypt and the other is from a contemporary women’s website
Mark