Tag Archives: The Wishing Star Project

Still a few loose ends …

The big event of the week was installing The Persistence of Hope (the culmination of The Wishing Star Project) yesterday afternoon. It left the house in three boxes, and ended up looking like this. The second image shows David tidying the stars … Continue reading

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Finally, some things that are actually maps

I did some more work on the map book this week. I started out with a couple of things that are not maps: a page of some of the world’s religions which will be folded like the puzzle purse valentine I … Continue reading

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Lhude sing cuccu

Summer is definitely “icumin in“: Environment Canada is forecasting temperatures about 10 degrees above normal for the next week. I went back to writing wishes and folding stars last week, and have almost filled the first gallon since I stopped.

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Ends and Odds

The first order of business for today’s post is a report on the draw for two copies of A Portrait of the Artist as a Shadow of Her Former Self. By the midnight deadline on Wednesday there were six people in the … Continue reading

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More Odds and Ends

I am still trying to get back into the regular home and studio routine, so I don’t really have much to show for work this week. Instead, here is another collection of odds and ends. One of the things I made … Continue reading

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Wishing Star Project Test and an Ebb and Flow update

A little while ago I posted an update on The Wishing Star Project. I wrote about filling my first storage box with 10 Imperial gallons of stars and showed you some pictures.

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Post #100: The Wishing Star Project update and A Tanabata Gift

Today is another date to celebrate: it is a year since I started folding stars for the Wishing Star Project. This is what 10 Imperial gallons of stars —approximately 20,000— look like. (Those are my toes at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Maps and Stamps and Wishing Stars

As a child I was taught (by my father) how to read maps. On trips out of town I used to sit in the front passenger seat of the car and give my father directions. Presumably this was as much … Continue reading

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Wishing Stars and Numbers

The Wishing Star Project has been operational for 34 days. The project page has been viewed 529 times by people from 15 countries. Number of wishes left: 169. This is what 169 stars look like. They cover an area of approximately 645 square centimetres … Continue reading

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Wishes, Stars, And Artist’s Statements

The Wishing Star Project is now officially underway. Thirty-two wishes have been transcribed onto strips of paper and folded into stars. The ones collected so far cover politics and economics (macro and micro), general wishes for good things for the world, and specific wishes … Continue reading

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