So I’m trying to catch up on my lack of updates, so here’s another project that’s been brewing for the last couple of weeks. With the relative success of the earlier linguistic/letterpress project (better pics of which I will post soon, promise), I decided to continue with this process. I’ve decided to add needed letters
I was asked to be part of the “Our Town” show at the Nave Gallery in Somerville, which features art made in and around the city. My piece is a shaped-plate print of the silhouette of the city, and is featured on the postcard for the event. I, naturally, designed the postcard. Herewith:
Here’s a quick mention of John Pyper’s new printmaking blog, The Wandering Printmaker. He’ll be at the Mid-America Print Council in Minneapolis this week, so keep up with his musings as they happen.
Here’s a quick jpg of my letterpress/concept/ink drawing project. I’m tentatively calling it Color Terms and Their Emergence in Order of Complexity. It relates to the linguistic observation that languages develop terms for colors in a specific order as the complexity of the language increases. All languages have terms analogous to black, white, and red.
Here’s a wordle of my MFA thesis. What’s a wordle? You can go make one here. What’s my thesis? You can read it here.
Here’s a photo which I’m rather proud of. My print, “15 Graphic Judds”, which you can see here all the way to the right, is on the wall at inde/jacobs gallery in Marfa, TX. Next to it are prints by Dan Flavin and Donald Judd. Pinch me! This little tableau has been created for the
So I went back into the print studio today, to edition another print with the large paper I got for my trip to the Vermont Studio Center in March, and never used. This print is of the Aleutian Islands. It’s full bleed, which means the plate is bigger than the paper so the black ink
Just out of curiosity, I decided to build a spectrum for how I see letters and numbers. Forthwith:
Here’s a concept I started a couple years ago and have been mulling over recently. It might tie in with the synaesthesia angle, or it might not. We shall see. It’s what I call “Digital Signatures”, in which I turn my name (or, really, any word) into a representation of the ASCII coding a computer