Looks like I will be in Berlin for the Open Knowledge Conference June 30-July 1. If anyone wants me to speak/workshop/do a presentation in Berlin around that time, please contact me ASAP so I can plan my dates while plane tickets are still on sale I will be available July 2nd, going home July …
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Here’s what I’ve been working on the past couple weeks:
Yep that’s “Laxmi” from Sita Sings the Blues. Cotton fabric, polyester batting, polyester thread. 52″ wide by 72″ high – twice as big as any of my 4 Elements panels. I might sew some shiny gold sequin things coming out of Her open hand to …
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Please don’t ask my permission to re-use my work. YOU ALREADY HAVE PERMISSION. Please copy, share, re-use, redistribute, edit, modify, sell, etc.
Asking permission wastes your time, and mine. You might not mind wasting your time. Many people think asking for permission is a “sign of respect.” But what about my time?
Information (including all of …
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My latest quilt is Capital-A Art. Know why?
It’s white on white
It depicts a nude
It is on canvas stretchers
Ladies and gentlemen, I unveil the fourth and final installment of my 4 Elements quilt series: Air/Nude!
77″ x 23″ (yielding a life-size figure), unbleached cotton muslin, cotton batting, polyester thread.
She counts as “Air” in the series because …
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I’ve mentioned quilter Leah Day here before, and will mention her again. Leah “e”-teaches me and countless others how to Free Motion Quilt via her online Free Motion Quilting Project. I wrote about her refreshingly open attitude and progressive business model on Techdirt a few months ago. But I’m posting today to bring your …
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Just a reminder to please please share, copy, email, post, re-post, link to, etc. my daily comic strip Mimi & Eunice. They’re competing against everything else on the interwebs for limited attention, and only you/me/us can help get them out there.
Here’s today’s, posted via the super-convenient “embed” code on every strip:
Obviously I’m offending at …
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I’ll be speaking at Boston University tomorrow (Monday April 4) evening at 6pm. Details here.
April 4 , 2011
SITA SINGS THE BLUES
Screening of the film and a conversation with filmmaker Nina Paley.
Boston University’s Program for Scripture and the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Distinguished Teaching Professorship welcome filmaker Nina …
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My obsessive desire to create sewn tapestries is butting up against the incredible amount of work required to do so. Most of that work is non-expressive; it is carrying out orders dictated by the design; it is execution; it is craft. I may be discovering, for myself, where the boundary between Art and Craft …
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