Physical Movement Translated into Drawings by Heather Hansen
American artist Heather Hansen draws symmetrical patterns with her body and emerges from her art covered with black. She takes her choregraphy as a means of expression with synchronized or deferred movements, softly, which recall the Rorschach test. In the next part of the article, the video shows the carnal connexion between the artist and her work.
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Transferred to the woodblock. This is the only toxic step in my process. I scan and print it, set it on the block face down, wipe the back of the image with lacquer thinner and send it through the press to transfer it. The fumes are horrible, but I deal. There’s no better way I’ve found to keep the detail of the original sketch. It’s like a photocopy on the wood.
Once a long lost Soviet-era camera, Lomography has finally brought back to life the Lubitel 166+. Featuring the good ol’ top-down viewfinder and manual knobs, what is photography without a twin lens reflex as fascinating as this?
Happy Birthday Madiba! 95 years and counting!
Thank you for showing the world the power of peace and reconciliation in the face of hate and fear.
On this date in 1974, Mrs. Alberta Williams King, the mother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was shot and killed.
The murder happened as Mrs. King sat at the organ in the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Suddenly, Marcus Wayne Chenault, 23, opened fire with two revolvers. “I’m tired of all this!” he screamed. He wounded three people, two of them, Mrs. King and Deacon Edward Boykin, died. [Continue reading at the African American Registry.]
Up Against It! Vintage Black Americana Postcard (1910). From my collection.