First Words ︎︎︎
Amherst College
AD Ronn Campisi
USA, 2024 ︎︎︎ Massachusettes

Illustration for the print summer issue of the Amherst College Magazine about the creative flow.

“There’s an old mill near my house that dates to the 19th century. A dam above it creates a lake that’s popular for boating and fishing. Below the mill, the river resumes its normal course, with water moving in the track shaped by rocks, roots and other features of the land’s topography, itself shaped by the impact of the river’s flow across centuries. The mill once processed grain using the river’s energy, making flour that householders turned into bread and pastries...”