Self Inflicted Holes in Paper Skies takes the structure of the artist book to build a visual catalog of embodiments. The artist’s personal research emerges from a dialogue with the art pieces that shapes his understanding of the forms his body can take. In this archive, monsters, cyborgs, glitches, stars and body extensions are narrated as tools to build one’s unique form of self-making.


320 pages


unocoated paper cover

with removable, laminated book jacket

This project is born from Marte’s need to create an archive of all those representations that made him feel more welcome in his understanding of gender. All the proceeds made by the selling of this book go directly to his transition found.