The first four pages of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, handwritten while reading & without looking at the artwork; a blind-contour rendering of Joyce’s book of the dark. 14″ x 17″, pencil on layout bond.
Thrilled to have spent the afternoon at Monica Kidd‘s letterpress studio. chatting, taking photos and experimenting in blind embossing and printing grey on white linen paper …
Was very excited to be part of the Making Treaty 7 Common Ground Dinner Series last night. Making Treaty 7 explores the historical significance of the events at Blackfoot Crossing in 1877, while investigating the consequences and implications of Treaty 7, 140 years later. Over a fabulous meal at the River Cafe we discussed the artistic and cultural implication of Treaty 7 and how we perceive the land. This was the first of 3 dinners and set the foundations for some fabulous collaborations . . .
Leeds-Beckett University Faculty Kaja Marczewska and Simon Morris have just included my work in their exhibition Research Field Station, no. 1: Copying — a literary exhibition of copying as creative practice which also included examples by Robert Fitterman, Kenneth Goldsmith, Nick Thurston, Simon Morris and Alison Turnbull.
Like A Dream or Two
by Dirk Krecker
Produced in a limited edition of 40 copies, 20 of which are for sale.
Like A Dream or Two is a suite of 5 full-colour typewritten abstracts, each a field of evocative static.
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Last year Chris Turnbull placed several prints of one of my visual poems on placards in a black walnut grove in Kemptville, Ontario. Over the years the piece has weathered, and there’s only a single piece remaining in place. Turnbull is transitioning the placards to feature another artist – Cecilie Bjørgås Jordheim – so these photos document the final moments for this piece…
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Douglas Barbour reviews The Calgary Renaissance for his blog Eclectic Rukus