I am exploring Othello with a particular interest in Desdemona and her appalling passivity. I am using her lines from Shakespeare’s play and rearranging the words to give her new lines to speak up for herself. The suite of prints are far from done but the residency at Penland has allowed me to sort out many of my thoughts on this project.
I will be going to Venice soon to complete a collaborative project with Alice Austin. We have both made printed and waxed origami boats and printed Turkish map fold maps. Mine are titled LANDLOCKED yet flowing to the sea referring to my location here in Iowa and then my transport to Venice an island city on the Adriatic. We hope to take advantage of the Alta Aqua (high tide) which occurs in Venice in November. More pictures will be posted on my return.
All 100 postcards have now been returned! One card was mailed but has never arrived and there is one rogue volunteer which no one has commented on. The postcards have been to Santiago, Chile and will go to Washington DC and Venice Italy this fall for informal exhibits. Formal exhibits are in the works for 2014.
Above, the finished cards in the order they were returned and the original cards in their spectrum order.
More postcards have arrived and images can be seen on the POSTCARDS page.
Go to the POSTCARDS page to see the postcards as they come in.
|March 5, 2013||to||April 22, 2013|
For Valentine’s Day my sister Martha gave me a box of 100 Pantone® color postcards. They seemed to cry out for some kind of special activity. Sooo, on Facebook, I asked for volunteers to receive these postcards, randomly selected, stamped and addressed to me. The 99 other makers will then consider the color they have been given and do something to the postcard in response to that color and put it back in the mail to me. The only restriction is that the postcard be able to pass through the US Postal Service.
Eventually there will be an exhibit at CSPS, Legion Arts, in Cedar Rapids, IA USA. Check the POSTCARDS page through the links to see the postcards as they come in. I will also post the images and names on the Pantone Postcard Project page on Facebook page.
The postcards are due April 22, 2013.