first wink

“One eye is winking, two eyes is sleeping” 11th June 2014 Early’s started pointing 9th June 2014 Early’s started shaking her head (to say no) Wednesday 11th June 2014

Otto’s dream, recounted this morning

I dreamed about a lost and found office. It had green and yellow and white and it had sugar on top and it had all different kinds of stories in it. It had orange pages and yellow pages. It had different kinds of colored pages. It’s a magazine! It’s called Lost and Found in the…

Treasure Hunt

Today is the day of sought-after objects. This morning I ordered one kilo of tissue paper from Australia after inconclusively searching for weeks on the Internet. I just made a to find list that includes: a cigarette butt, two sticks, a deodorant stick, a polystyrene “s”, a seed, three stones and a piece of wood.

Three Found Sculptures

I’ve been seeing sculptures I might/should have made in Otto’s books: “O Shaped Box” / card, brown paper, address label, string, postal service / from Crictor by Tomi Ungerer   “Stack of Caps Arranged by Colour” / caps, gravity / from Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina   “Pot of Tea Made With Tears” /…

Infant Shoemaker/Collector of Indian Relics

Collect old defunct business cards for expired or unclear trades. The descriptions should be somewhat open such as “Sharpening Service”, or “Inventor”. Spend a period of time undertaking the perceived labour of that trade. I have these two; manufacturer of infants shoes & collector of Indian Relics. Here are a few others I have my…

Steve’s Hair

Recently at one of my favourite shops, where I go shopping for new ideas, I bought this; A 1 pint mason jar containing a crumpled, once-sellotaped shut, now torn open envelope that has been sent 214 miles through the post from a Mr. & Mrs. Bernstein in Wheeling, West Virginia, to Carolyn Harper in Washington…

Closing event

To celebrate the last day of the exhibition ”An Artist Residency in Motherhood” at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, three people/groups were invited to respond to works in the exhibition, to give voice to the silent pieces. The poet Joy Katz read from her collection “All You Do Is Perceive” in which she records the mix of…