My papercraft experience runs the gamut from fortune teller to paper airplane. I think I tried to fold a swan once, but I don't think it worked out. These people, however, have clearly taken their OCD for a papercraft ride. Enjoy!
if an ikea lamp had a spiderman like radioactive mutating accident, it might look something like this. not a bad look. and sounds (!) easy to do even without radioactivity.
I was recently given a copy of Temporary Services' publication Art Work: A National Conversation about Art Labor and Economics. I am looking forward to diving in but also planning to attend a community reading at Sight School in North Oakland this coming Wednesday Dec. 16th.
Riva, an editor here, is doing a blog advent calendar where she will, for the next 24 days, post to her blog in honor of her slow, simple, inexpensive Christmas.
Our annual scarf drive is on! Please join us by making a scarf! All the details are here.
“Ethics + Aesthetics"—an exhibition on sustainable fashion—just opened at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, where it will remain on view through February 20, 2010.
The exhibition explores the work of artists and designers who seek practical and symbolic solutions to the question of integrating sustainable practices into the fashion system.
Organized around three main themes—Reduce, Revalue and Rethink—it expands on the traditional ecological mantra Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by acknowledging the importance of aesthetics within fashion design.
Among the artists and designers included are Bodkin, Alabama Chanin, Susan Cianciolo, Kelly Cobb, Loomstate, Rogan, Max Osterweis/ SUNO, Zoë Sheehan Saldaña, SANS, Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Uluru, and Andrea Zittel and Tiprin Follett/Smockshop.
For more information, please vist Pratt Manhattan Gallery.
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