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boxes or briefs?

and so the 'sediment' series begins..

'piling no. 1,' mixed media and found objects/wood box, 8"x6"x3"


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Dec. 14th, 2005 11:01 pm (UTC)
what a lovely piece! i especially like the photos tucked away into the corner. :)
Dec. 14th, 2005 11:12 pm (UTC)
those pix are the 1942 graduating class from kansas state..
Dec. 14th, 2005 11:55 pm (UTC)
that is really cool! =}
Dec. 15th, 2005 04:43 pm (UTC)
oooo. thank you.
and that journal you sent is even cooler!
Dec. 15th, 2005 12:26 am (UTC)
Wow you, I need to look at that one up close!
Dec. 15th, 2005 04:45 pm (UTC)
i promise you a private screening before it leaves the nest..
Dec. 15th, 2005 12:31 am (UTC)
so, I want this piece... you think I kid... I kid you not...
I get a check in January from a fellowship I am doing...

is it for sale?

Dec. 15th, 2005 04:58 pm (UTC)
Re: awesome
are you sure you're not just in a finals week fog, my dear?
that is SOOOOO kind of you to even consider flagrantly misusing your fellowship dollars on my little art thing. i mean, think of all the YES! you could buy with that money. but, then again, i s'pose you could convince mr. and mrs. fellowship your baby smith artwork was solely purchased in the interest of research. yeeeeeeeeeeah.

email me, and we'll too-walk.
Dec. 15th, 2005 04:40 am (UTC)
Ooooo, I really love this one!
(I want to pick it up, peek inside,
it opens up a whole dialog for me)
Dec. 15th, 2005 05:04 pm (UTC)
the big tease, yah?
that's what i love about cornell's dreamy boxes, but you can't pick those up and peek...i've heard the guards don't like that.
Dec. 15th, 2005 08:07 pm (UTC)
You pick them up .. and the guards pick you up,
it's an interactive experience (or so I'm guessing) ;].
Dec. 15th, 2005 07:11 am (UTC)
the red really works well with all the white.
Dec. 15th, 2005 05:08 pm (UTC)
yeah yeah, kinda hard to miss the red with all that white swimming around it..
Dec. 17th, 2005 04:19 am (UTC)
love, love, love it
if i had a gallery i'd...
oh wait, i do
we should have you as a guest artist- i'll discuss it with the others
Dec. 17th, 2005 08:39 pm (UTC)
Re: wow!
i would be SO honored to be a guest alongside your magnificent 7..
i've been glued to your blog, watching the gallery unfold before my eyes. WHAT a treat.
Dec. 18th, 2005 04:00 pm (UTC)
Oooh, I LOVE this box! I hadn't visited in a few days, and I love everything you've done since my last visit. I like the icon you made from the box also.
So what is the sediment series all about?
Dec. 18th, 2005 06:59 pm (UTC)
thanks burton!

yes..the sediment series has been rolling around in my head for quite some time now..
it's a relief for me to finally be fleshing it out.

sediment: can be defined as 'matter that settles on a bottom or collects on a surface by a natural process'..or 'residue from reaction.'

each piece will be called a 'piling.'
piling: can be defined as 'a structure composed of piles' or 'a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure.'

these pieces are composed of layers of ephemera and found objects (sediment) naturally placed by me (reaction), in order to form order out of chaos, a foundation of natural elements that help hold the assemblage together both aesthetically and structurally (piling).
Dec. 19th, 2005 12:39 am (UTC)
This is very engaging piece of art. i love the photos that are tucken in the corner. very cool!
Dec. 19th, 2005 06:11 pm (UTC)
thanks so much!
Dec. 31st, 2005 03:53 am (UTC)
rosach & roll
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