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04.20.10
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Awaiting each new issue of the simply remarkable Triple Canopy is a pleasure matched only by each issue's arrival; that the content of each issue is unfurled over time, and does not come in one fell-swoop of intimidating new material to set
10.24.09
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A lot of my students are curious about Altered Books. I tend to cringe hearing the words Altered Books, because I think back to Crispin Glover's goth cut-ups that were pathetic Burroughs rip offs. They can be ultra corny. But there
10.04.09
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My top ten list of literary heroes has so far focused on authors of fiction, art criticism, music journalism, comics experts, poets, and artist book makers. For the final four, I think I’ll backtrack into those arenas more deeply to reflect
08.16.09
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Today is dedicated to Steven Hull, an artist and curator of multiple text/image projects. I met Steven when he invited me to work on a project called Ab/Ovo. For it, “test subject” artists were given the MMPI test, writers were given
08.13.09
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Good news in a saggy economy—North Drive Press #5, the final edition, is going to print and will be ready this Fall. I wanted to mention NDP today so Art + Culture readers will watch for it and support this very
08.11.09
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There’s nothing like catsitting for a friend who has an amazing library of rare, underground printed matter. After screening Studio Ghibli’s Pom Poko for dinner last night, I headed next door to play kitty and to look for something to read
08.08.09
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I’d like to begin our month-long festival of independent presses by introducing Nieves. http://www.nieves.ch/Nieves is Swiss publisher of small art editions, which contain image and text in various combinations, but mostly image. They’ve published Kim Gordon, Harmony Korine, Ari Marcopolous, Aaron
06.11.09
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READ THIS WHILE LISTENING TO "OH YOKO" I UPLOADED IT ONTO THIS BLOG ENTRY. IT SHOULD BE TO THE RIGHT OF THIS POST. PRESS PLAY. I have to admit, I am in love with Yoko Ono. Or at least the