The Field Trip Project was installed in the Echigo-Tsumari Triennial 2012 on 26 August. This is the largest international art exhibition in the world and this year it runs from 29 July to 18 September 2012.
Recently Marc and I tried our hand at batik dyeing to make two silk panels for a large family project to make a quilt for one of Marc’s cousins who is getting married. Congratulations James and Nicola!
The photos here show the two panels being painted with wax and dye in leaf patterns traced from photos of our garden. One panel shows a morning glory vine and the other shows hydrangea leafs. The dyes were special – Marc’s grandfather worked on creating them!
A miracle! A gluten free, wheat free, carb free, yeast free, starch free schnitzel!
Our sculpture Yuuki Flower is going to Japan next week!! Today we gave the box of quilted leaves and velcro outfitted studend backpack back to the curator, Daisuke Takeya, who will be taking all the Field Trip Project artwork to Japan next week. The work will travel around Japan in disaster affected areas to cheer people up and bring people together. I cannot think of a better function for art.
After a month of not a drop of rain, the heavens opened up lustily on the day of the opening of Braveland. The opening reception at Cafe Pho Nho was quite dry and cozy, and the rain did stop in time for a walk to the Braveland window at Fine & Dandy. The group first made it’s way to see New Crust by Eunice Luk in the Howard Park Institute window. More photos are on … >> read more
Ava Roth, who runs a custom cake business, hand painted her livingroom with gold paint to mimic the look of wallpaper. The pattern doesn’t repeat and the work took a year to complete.
AnimateProjects.org has a wild animation of magnetic waves and fields with voiceover by scientists describing the different models used to understand and visualize magnetic energies. The animation uses animated photographs, sound-controlled CGIc and 3D compositing and was made by Semiconductor: Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt at the Space Sciences Laboratory UC Berkeley.
The Polytopia project will be installed in a latest iteration in the Red Room at 401 Richmond in November.