Artist Books

Uncovering White Privilege: A Primer

Uncovering White Privilege: A Primer is a collaborative book which seeks to help readers uncover white privilege and understand how to challenge it. Text by Rachel Laser; lawyer, advocate and strategist who has dedicated her career to making our country more inclusive. Design and production by Camden M. Richards; book artist and graphic designer. Illustrations by Kerry McAleer-Keeler; book artist, printmaker and Associate Professor for George Washington University.

Uncovering White Privilege is set in Cast Iron, Flood, Magallanes Condensed and Nexa Rust Slab + Sans typefaces. The text block is printed digitally by Coast Litho on Mohawk Strathmore Premium Wove paper and Apollo Transparency Film with hand set inclusions. The cover is die-cut and letterpress printed by Richards on Neenah Environment cover stock with a Vandercook 4 proofing press. The illustrations are printed from scans of original linocut carvings by McAleer-Keeler. Uncovering White Privilege is saddle stitched and bound with a custom pencil, perfect for making copious notes about how you will utilize your privilege to create change.

7.5x9.5 inches, 48 pp. Edition 50.



This book is held in the following collections:

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Baylor University, Central Libraries, Special Collections
Bowdoin College Library, Special Collections 
Carleton College, Gould Library Special Collections
DePaul University, Richardson Libribary Special Collections
Duke University, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Emory University, Woodruff Library, Special Collections
George Washington University, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
Indiana University, Wells Library Art & Architecture Collections
Oberlin College, Main Library Special Collections 
Penn State, Special Collections/Rare Books & Manuscripts Library
Scripps College, Ella Strong Denison Library
Smith College, Young Library, Special Collections
Stanford University, Green Library, Special Collections
The Jack Ginsberg Artists’ Books Collection
University of California, Berkeley Bancroft Library
University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles Arts Library, Artist Book Collection
University of California, Santa Barbara Library 
University of Central Florida, Hitt Library, Special Collections 
University of Colorado, Norlin Library, Special Collections
University of Louisville, Bridwell Art Library, Special Collections
University of Miami, Richter Library, Special Collections
University of Puget Sound, Collins Library, Special Collections
University of Utah, Marriott Library, Special Collections
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Whitman College and Northwest Archives, Penrose Library 
Private Collections

This book has been included in the following exhibitions:

Changing the Conversation: Artists’ Books, Zines and Broadsides from the Collins Memorial Library Collection, 2022