Monday, October 10, 2011

Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table

Brian Dettmer's Altered Books: "In this work I begin with an existing book and seal its edges, creating an enclosed vessel full of unearthed potential. I cut into the surface of the book and dissect through it from the front. I work with knives, tweezers and surgical tools to carve one page at a time, exposing each layer while cutting around ideas and images of interest. Nothing inside the books is relocated or implanted, only removed. Images and ideas are revealed to expose alternate histories and memories. My work is a collaboration with the existing material and its past creators and the completed pieces expose new relationships of the book’s internal elements exactly where they have been since their original conception."

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Zaoum is the natural language of children and lovers

                             lanke tr gl
                             ziiuu lentrl
                             lumpf tumpf trl
                             lanke tr gl
                             pe pe pe pe pe
                             ooka ooka ooka ooka ooka
                             lanke tr gl
                             pii pii pii pii pii
                             zuuka zuuka zuuka zuuka zuuka
                             lanke tr gl
                             lanke tr gl?


The 4th Annual Harry Smith Festival

At the Elk Creek Cafe, Milheim PA.

Saturday, October 8, 2011