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Friday Night Flicks: Tanabata/Annie Amaya

Today is the official third anniversary of this blog and, in some parts of Japan, it is also Tanabata. Here is a short paper-cut stop-motion video from Annie Amaya which re-tells the legend of the lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi.     … Continue reading

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Bookish Press Release

Gallery on the Greens and the management of Market Mall are pleased to announce Bookish, an exhibition of work by Cathryn Miller of Byopia Press. The works on display cover the range of Miller’s oeuvre from altered book sculptures to … Continue reading

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This and That

It has been another one of those weeks where I flitted from project to project without seeming to make much progress. I am working on a pop-up book with Monique Martin but there isn’t much to look at yet. David and I made another … 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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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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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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