Delighted to hear that the artistbook 2B Or Not 2B (To Be Or Not To Be) has been selected by the curator Claudia Zapata (Smithsonian Museum) for The Contemporary Print 2020 juried exhibition at PrintAustin USA; that showcases the work of artists from across the USA, Canada, South Korea & the UK, a broad survey of printmaking happening across the globe.
This year's selected artists include: David Avery, Kelly Belter (@bybelter ), Lisette Chavez (@holy_press ), Briar Craig, Tania Cruz (@tmcrux ), Angela Faz (@thefaztastic ), J.Leigh Garcia (@j.leighgarcia ), Dirk Hagner (@dirkhagner ), Veronica Hallock, Anna Hoberman, Daryl Howard (@darylhowardart ), Raluca Iancu (@raluca_iancu ), Brian Johnson (@bdjohnsonstudio ), Wayne Madsen, Michelle Martin, Jonathan Nicklow (@jonathannicklow ), Ryan O'Malley (@ryanomalleyart ), Samantha Osborne & Alan Pocaro, Kristina Paabus (@kpaabus ), Sumi Perera (@sumi_perera ), Ramiro Rodriguez (@ramirodriguez5 ), Terry Schupback-Gordon, Emily Stokes (@emilyjstokes_art ), Wendi Valladares (@wendiruth ), and Carson Werner (@cwpaperarts ).
The Contemporary Print 2020 will run 17Jan-15Feb2020 at Big Medium in Austin, Texas, opening reception 17 Jan 7-10pm.
Unplugged/acoustic version of 2B Or Not 2B (To Be Or Not To Be)-Artist Book-read by Ruth Uglow & me in Gallery 1, at International Artist Village, Yinchuan China during the artist residency. The prototype-an interactive sound installation with electroconductive inks, a tribute to Shakespeare (Hamlet)-12 sound tracks activated by touch. Sound waves seen on each page was generated by 2B & non-2B pencil leads writing the phrase on paper, morse code, typewriters keys, thespian actors, beat poet, dance interpretations, TV sketch shows etc #printaustin #printaustin2020 #printmaking #juriedexhibition #contemporaryart #performance #artwork #sound #installation #interactive #artistbook #book #print #printmaking #audio #video #drawing #turnthepage #pageturner #unplugged #acoustic #music #shakespeare #artistinresidence - 5 minutes ago