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Sort of Spring

Last Sunday afternoon was warm enough that we went with a friend on an Expotition to Bright Water Marsh to see if the geese were there yet. There were only a few so we drove to Blackstrap Lake (which is … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Memories of Science

Memories of Science is an artist’s book by Dorothy Yule. Here’s an entertaining little video of the book in action.     If you are feeling particularly affluent, you can order a copy of Memories of Science through 23 Sandy Gallery. … Continue reading

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Some Progress and Some Other Things

I have now completed fourteen out of sixteen map panels for the work I am tentatively calling Memory Maps. They will be behind sixteen larger YUPO panels, still visible but not obvious. It is taking a while to do the … Continue reading

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A Blaze of Glory

In 2013 I had an exhibition of installation works —Word View— at the Affinity Gallery in Saskatoon. One of the works was titled Flowery Language and consisted of the definition pages from a two volume set of the World Book Encyclopaedia … Continue reading

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Life in Circles

Occasionally I notice that my life is recursive: things appear, then disappear, then return –a bit of déja vu all over again. In August of 1996, I attended (as a guest) the combined 114th meeting of the American Ornithologists Union … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Craft in America

Craft In America is a U.S. non-profit organisation that promotes original handcrafted work through a series of programs and projects including the making of documentaries for the PBS Nature series. The three short book-related clips below are from some of their … Continue reading

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A New Book: Political Promises

I have completed 8 copies of Political Promises. It is another open edition, so I will produce more as required. Once the book is opened, all the parts may be stored in the plastic case.

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Progressing Sideways

I mentioned in a previous post that I have been collecting maps of places I have lived. This week I did some experimenting with book structures for the project. I want to do some stitching on the pages, so using … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Font Men

The former partnership of Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones unfortunately ended the way many partnerships end: an acrimonious lawsuit and an out-of-court settlement. In 2013, while still working together, they won the prestigious AIGA medal. This film was produced to celebrate … Continue reading

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Books, Boxes And Portfolios

I haven’t written a book review for a while. (The last one was almost a year ago.) The inspiration to review a book this week came from two sources: one of the bloggers I follow posted pictures of some of … Continue reading

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