She refocuses Dick and Jane, as an obstruction to self knowledge and learning, revealing the saccharine life of Dick and Jane and Spot as an inevitable measure that she and countless others were destined to fall short of. Reading Dick and Jane With Me. [Clarissa T Sligh; Visual Studies Workshop,] -- "Reading Dick & Jane with Me () is an artist's book created to interrupt the authority of old elementary school textbooks called The Dick and Jane Readers.
Clarissa Sligh is the author of Reading Dick And Jane With Me ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), It Wasn't Little Rock ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 5/5(1). Reading Dick & Jane with Me; What’s Happening With Momma? (Outside) Hiroshima, Hopes and Dreams; Voyage(r): Tourist Map to Japan; It Wasn’t Little Rock; It Wasn’t Little Rock, Visual Studies Workshop; It Wasn’t Little Rock, Revisited, Romanesque; Untitled (For Momma) Coast to Coast: Women Artists of Color; Installations.
These cyanotype prints, 40 x 30 inches, , originated from artwork made for my artist’s book Reading Dick and Jane With Me while in residency at Visual Studies Workshop in The size of the original collage and the book page was about 8 ½ x 7 inches. Reading Dick & Jane with Me, is an artist’s book created to interrupt the authority of old elementary school textbooks called ” The Dick and Jane Readers.” These textbooks of the ’s and ’s, used to teach reading, presented a white upper middle class suburban family as normal life for most Americans.