New Year's Greetings
(I like snail mail. Thank you, postal workers.) Please click on photos for close-ups and captions.
Photo of 7 daruma dolls, each with one eye filled in. When an articulated goal is realized, we can paint/ fill in the other eye. Happy 2022! In the year of the tiger, wishing you perseverance, goals articulated, deconstructed, realized.
Or one meaning of here is, ‘In... the presence of” …It also means to hand something to somebody—Here you are…. Here both recognizes and demands recognition…. A hand must extend and a hand must receive. -- Claudia Rankine Wish we were here. In the spirit of and for collective care and community control.
Wishing you a year of plentiful rest & good food, comforting daily rhythms, close to the ones you love. With object permanence, the impermanence of suffering. Graphic: A's first 12 months of nursing. Each column a day, from midnight to midnight.
Postcard with burned edge. On back: In these urgent times, good riddance to bad rubbish.* Onward. * as Justin's Oma used to say.
Amidst circuits of brutality & domination, circuits of critical resistance in 2017. Special thanks to Melissa, Meti, Ginny, Whoa-Ming, Silaka, Barbara, & Althea for lending me a hand, & Justin for lending me resistors. Photos of hands of friends, red string, electric resistors.
caption on back: (& in our personal recursions & iterations, hoping for a sense of proportion, a golden mean.) image of gold acrylic on fern spiral papercut, on top of Fibonacci rectangle pencil drawing
caption on back: Selene, the 7 sisters, the Hyades, winter's night, new year. Clarity, solidarity, parallax. (Alongside the Pleiades and the Hyades, each card features a hole-punched moon and a different, imaginary, hole-punched constellation to reflect upon in the new year.)
original infographic pencil on vellum, traced data points of cluster sampled friends' addresses
image of collage with old drawing, joss paper, paint
caption on back: Wishing everyone sumptuous sleep, delicious sweets, lots of reading, and peace and reconciliation between seemingly hegemonic powers in the new year. image of pencil drawing on paper