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Forest books mushroom

Image @ T. Folkerts Instead of going into landfill, why not take once loved books and make them into walls? The decaying pages make homes for mushrooms and insects and moss. Who knows, maybe mice and birds may enjoy the material … Continue reading

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Many steps and helpers to create Ancestor Chimes land art

Photos by MalPina Chan and Judy Shintani I’m always interested in the back story of how a piece is developed and created, so I’m going to talk about the process of making my Ancestor Chimes installation. Concepting
 The theme of … Continue reading

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Art in our harbor?

While researching info on the artists in the “Bay Area Now 5″at Yerba Buena I came across this article: Donald Fortescue and Lawrence LaBianca’s “Bay Area Now 5” work — jokingly referred to earlier this month as the “Top Secret … Continue reading

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Toy soldiers battle in YBCA’s 5th Triennial

The opening night for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 5th Triennial (San Francisco) was a couple of week’s ago. I imagine it must be difficult to put together a show like this – a survey of what is … Continue reading

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