My recent task has been to decide how to display these paper dolls. Months ago, I tried making an altered art history book into a popup display for paper dolls. … Continue reading From the archives: an old storage attempt
I mentioned some of the feedback I received from the first critique of term in this post. The task during the week following was to use those suggestions and criticisms. … Continue reading Incorporating criticism
One of the purposes of this blog is to sort through and prioritize intriguing notions and sources. I have an ongoing fascination with investigating how things work. (Hint: that’s a … Continue reading DIY digression: bookmaking
The Firecracker Press sold me on the sheer excellence of letterpress art. If you’re ever in St. Louis, check them out for good design, poetry readings, edible printed tortillas, and … Continue reading DIY digression: letterpress
Correspondence art: and a scrap/accordion book to document it 1) Proust’s madeleines 2) Honkers 3) pictures of the pink/purple seal (designed with feedback from mail art #1) … Continue reading Four months of work
The fourth round of mail art went out this afternoon.
…and by you, I mean me. What have I gained from copying? Here is a preliminary list of pedagogical incentives to be derivative. There is copying, and then there is … Continue reading What (besides the obvious) do you gain from copying?
My previous art cubes used appropriation to present opposing two-dimensional views of womanhood in religious art history. This time that same self-transformation has a much larger scale. (Each of the … Continue reading Yoshimoto cubes, part 4
The component pieces look like nothing more than croutons. When hinged together, each cluster of similarly sized wood cubes looks like this. I’m trying to decide which size is best. … Continue reading Yoshimoto cubes part 2
Simple machines, toys, clocks, and some of the differences between US and Japanese thoughts on them Karakuri (Japanese automata) “The Uncanny Valley” by Masahiro Mori “How to Make your own … Continue reading Engineering and robotics