Going Extinct Tickles

  • Posted on 5th December 2015,
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After reading this Barthes line, my imagination went nuts, splashing his words with watercolor and building the following scene:

‘Rescind yourself,’ life mandates in its soothing, raspy voice.
‘No,’ you respond, firmly.

The bottom of your feet start to tickle. You feel extinction’s eraser working softly.… Read More

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Fiber Web

  • Posted on 7th October 2015,
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The strangeness of materials, how molecules get moved around and re-stirred and stuck with other molecules to make new things that have new jobs that take up space and perform certain duties. Paper is trees and glass is sand and a human hair is stronger than steel but buildings are not made out of hair beams.… Read More

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Night night

  • Posted on 3rd September 2015,
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Night night

Got a bunch of night lights a million years ago, with the intention of making some cutwork studies. Got around to it, into the result. Layers of balsa, which is flimsy and soft and easy to cut, a xerox transfer I made in my basement in college, and some handmade paper I found in a trailer here on our land.… Read More

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Living Fossils

  • Posted on 30th June 2015,
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A sketchbook page about living fossils.

“Everything is supposed to go to hell at around 2050-2100, right? Or, everything is really gonna change at least. Maybe the East Coast is gonna flood, maybe the West will dry up. One time I saw a map depicting climate shift in the Midwest and the South, and in the next few decades, Michigan’s gonna have the climate that Arkansas does now.… Read More

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Apex Predators of the Metaphysical Food Chain

  • Posted on 15th June 2015,
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Bend an ear while I spin you some yarn, of a plumed migration.
mA migration akin to the battalions of ten-thousand buffalo in ways of raw clout, but one far more sinuous in spirit. This migrating parade of a trillion feathers is a cunning streak of dashing hue.… Read More

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Who Did What When?

  • Posted on 25th September 2014,
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Who Did What When?
We found a shop in Portland selling old photos, 25 cents per handful. I have big hands. The subsequent collages came like waves.
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Landscapes of the Future, Part 1

Landscapes of the Future, Part 1

Probably the weirdest part about being part of a civilization is that we just keep improving on the way we do everything without ever really evaluating those improvements. Maybe that’s why we’re constantly sort of wondering if prehistoric times were purer and better.… Read More

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