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March 11, 2008 / 22:33
More than 11 years ago

LovEat

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Tags: life in tel aviv, michelle, my_life

March 11, 2008 / 22:18
More than 11 years ago

Cakes

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Tags: my art, sketchbooks

March 11, 2008 / 22:05
More than 11 years ago

Papa

My dad came to visit from Ukraine, I haven’t seen him about 15 years…

2008 (with me):
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1975 (with my mum):
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March 11, 2008 / 09:20
More than 11 years ago

artist: Will Ashford

Will Ashford, Recycled Words. This is what he writes about his work:
«Browsing through garage sales, street markets and used bookstores I search for interesting, preferably discarded, old books. When I find a good candidate I explore every page. Like an archeologist I hunt for the words that speak to me with new meaning. Intuitively, one word at a time, they turn into a kind of haiku or philosophical poetry that I can call my own.»
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And also really like that part:
«Art is often described as „timeless“ at the same time as it is considered definitive to a particular era. This art, however presents a more compelling temporal „can of worms“ in that: it brings the past (the text and the pages themselves) into the present where it becomes not just a medium but a collaborator in the creation of something new with hardly any indication of the period in which it was created using themes, imagery, and materials that can be presumed to remain relevant long into the future.»


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Tags: old books, inspiration

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