Category Archives: art

And On To The Next

The last (at least for the moment) of the bi-coloured menko works —Mademoiselle de Maupin— is complete. I have moved on to another paper quilt using a different structure, based on my re-invention of the ‘Shrigley’ binding.

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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, Part Two

Last week I wrote about some of the works included in Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, the Flux-kit conceived and assembled by Amy Spencer. This week I will show the rest of the works from the little … Continue reading

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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus

Although the title of today’s post could apply to me, it is actually a quotation from Elizabeth Kotz, and the title of a collaborative work assembled by Amy Spencer via Instagram. I wrote a bit about my contribution here. Participants … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Golden Atom

It has been another week of playing with menko. I completed The Girl in the Golden Atom.

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Keeping On Keeping On

I am making progress, though slowly. The Girl in the Golden Atom is now in its final stage, but a number of processes were required to get this far. I finished folding the spacer menko, and inserted them in the … Continue reading

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Moving Menko

It has been a fairly busy week. I finished sorting the two-inch menko, though they will likely be re-sorted in the future for a second piece. Some of the piles are single colour combinations.

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Friday Night Flicks: Off Book: Book Art

In case you didn’t have a chance to check out the PBS Digital Studio channel on Vimeo two weeks ago, tonight’s flick is another in their series on books. This video examines the idea of what a book is through … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Utamaro’s Studies From Nature

The Folio Society regularly produces special limited edition books. Tonight’s flick is about the production of something a bit out of their usual style: a five-volume facsimile edition of Kitagawa Utamaro’s Studies From Nature.     After watching the video, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Pnit by Pneuhaus

Tonight’s flick is an unlikely choice for two reasons: the video was featured on Colossal, which means it already has extensive exposure, and it has nothing to do with paper, or books, and only a tenuous relationship with animation. It … Continue reading

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Allsorts

I have been playing another ‘game’ found via the Internet. Lydia Rink put out a call for people to create pages which she plans to assemble into a collaborative artists’ book. Here’s a detail of one side of my page. … Continue reading

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