Archive for August, 2005

cARTalog

Friday, August 26th, 2005

I am very excited about this University of Iowa project to recycle their retired card catalog cards into mail art. I hope i can get a good chunk of cards. I’d like to set up the common area at work with cards, paints, markers, and crayons so staff cna decorate the cards. Christine suggested i could make some RLG logo artistamps and a cork cancel for the project, too.

It’s quite possibble RLG produced some of the cards; it would be a wonderful recycling project!

“Kristin Baum, an assistant conservator in the UI preservation unit, salvaged a fraction of the catalogue cards before they were hauled off to recycling in February. Her plan for cARTalog is to distribute the 1 million cards, which represent one-fifth of the library’s total cards….

Those interested in contributing a creation may have until January 2006 to complete their projects.

Submissions will be considered for exhibition and inclusion in the library’s permanent holdings. Baum is most excited about the plans for the mail art submissions, which will be housed in an on-site collection in an old card catalogue drawer. In this way, “people can experience the act of physically paging through the card catalogue, but what they are paging through is also art.” ” —
www.dailyiowan.com/news/2005/08/24/Arts/Card-Catalogue.Redux-969068.shtml

See also: http://www.uiowa.edu/~ournews/2005/july/070505cartalog.html

xxQUEENxOFxSKEMExx

Friday, August 26th, 2005

Nat sends a postcard of the winged serpent avatar that is also her tatoo.

My laptop is back so i suspect i’ll have received mail scans up in my gallery this weekend.

FM2005.14 Doodles

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Instead of doodling on yellow sticky notes, i brought some 4×6 cards to the meeting yesterday and doodled on those. On one, i left frames open that i filled with cork stamp work when i returned home.

When i doodle, i do remain engaged in the meeting. Having my eye and hand busy seems to free up my mind to pay attention to listening. More meetings today….

FM2005.14.01: to amylyn (snc)
FM2005.14.02: to MS
FM2005.14.03: to Kiyotei
FM2005.14.04: to Granddad

Kiyotei

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Still scanner-less, I received a postcard from Kiyotei yesterday. Quite welcome in the interlude between two days full of long meetings.

TALE OF WOE

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Well, i’ll keep is short. Laptop crashed. Sent off for logic board replacement. Returns. Crashes more, and often. Sent back off.

Decompressing from work takes a substantial bit of time, too.

So it goes.

Amy Kollar Anders on & Racheal Fullerton

Monday, August 15th, 2005

I received wonderful ATC from Amy on Saturday; a beautiful post card from Racheal Monday night. My laptop is off to have the logic board replaced, so scans & comments will need to wait.

Amy Kollar Anders on & Racheal Fullerton

Monday, August 15th, 2005

I received wonderful ATC from Amy on Saturday; a beautiful post card from Racheal Monday night. My laptop is off to have the logic board replaced, so scans & comments will need to wait.

Amy Kollar Anders on & Racheal Fullerton

Monday, August 15th, 2005

I received wonderful ATC from Amy on Saturday; a beautiful post card from Racheal Monday night. My laptop is off to have the logic board replaced, so scans & comments will need to wait.

Papyrus Ink Purchase

Monday, August 15th, 2005

two sets of the cube ink pads 2 @ 3.95 = 7.90
Colorbox pinwheel 19.95

One more thing: perfectly puzzled

Monday, August 15th, 2005

A 2″x2″ puzzle piece seems like a doable project. And she’s sending this week, so i know what else is in competition: bewailing the dead logic board in my laptop. (LMAO2005.04)

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