I SAID I WAS AMAZING NOT THAT I’M A MASONby Dimitry Tetin
An examination of the word “mason” and its multiple uses and meanings as a proper noun. The publication draws its title from a verse by Jay Z that addresses the rumors that he is involved with the Freemasons. The publication traces the use of the word “mason” in the names of real and imagined figures: (Nick, Perry, Anthony Mason), geographical concepts (Mason-Dixon Line), design (Mason typeface, Mason Jar), and architectural landmarks that have long-standing associations with the freemasons (Chrysler Building).
By Dimitry Tetin
Published by Track and Field
First edition, 2015
20 pages, 1-Color RISO, 5 × 7.5 inches