Writer’s Quote Wednesday asked us to think about rebirth. And what more appropriate symbol than the moon?
the full moon called
large, muscular lips,
Once again, I’ve been inspired by Claudia McGill to respond to her artwork and words. (You may note, Claudia, that my junk mail piece was monoprinted before it was collaged. I plan to explore this method further.)
You can see all the call and response collaborations with Claudia here.
Lots of times the things I do are dependent on my references.
I have a bin full of words. I may have my own ideas, but their ideas always win.
I have envelopes and bins of cutouts: food, faces, arms. My preconceived notions mean almost nothing when I start looking through them.
I did not see this coming at all.
The fruit is clearly a catalyst, but how do you suppose it works?
And of course I have to start somewhere. Thanks Jane!
Violence, mayhem, racism
us against them
unleashing the hate
Who could be the most
Did any of them care enough
Guns are our friends
black lives don’t matter
a flash point
Linda Stasi’s column Sunday about the Republican candidates in the NY Daily News really struck a chord with me. It wasn’t difficult to construct a blackout poem from her words.
Have we really fallen to these depths?
You can read the full column here.
Any regular reader of our blog knows that Nina and I are constantly inspired by Claudia McGill. I’ve been threatening to reply to her talking postcards for awhile, and finally I’ve fashioned my first response.
Her art always has something to say, so I’m sure there will be more.
by Kerfe Roig
sweet sugar. mix
one at a time. Combine un
til cool completely.
Collage illustration by Kerfe Roig.
NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: My daughter loves to bake, and I altered her altered recipe for green tea cupcakes from allrecipes.com with a haiku and a joyful dance.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kerfe Roig writes poems for art and makes art for poems. Sometimes the recipe includes both. You can follow her process at methodtwomadness.wordpress.com, the blog she has with her friend Nina.
Self-portrait drawing by Kerfe Roig.
Pure New Confessions
How to Tell Even More! secrets
Sign of the Times
introducing from Mexico:
the color of Love!
favorite balls of fluff,
barking at us,
reflect our personalities
…a little food for thought on a Monday morning.
See all of the junk mail art here.