Friday, June 17, 2011

Tonight, Tonight -- Won' Be Just Any Night!

In this age of on-line everything, here is a journal that you just can't digitize. Jennifer Borges Foster, Kate Lebo, and a village of volunteers have assembled a completely hand printed, hand-bound, handsome journal in a box. Yes, in a box. Each year for the past three years, Jennifer Borges Foster has created a Filter journal from scratch, each one its own separate art object.

I love the energy behind this project and I am honored to be included along with writers such as Yusef Komunyakaa, Martha Silano, and Stacey Levine. This is a journal we will certainly hear more from.

Come out tonight to the Freemont Abbey Arts Center and celebrate book arts and bravado --- for in this Facebook age, creating a hand bound journal is nothing short of heroic. Of course these twenty-somethings aren't stupid, here is the Filter Blog where you can follow the assemblage and celebration if you aren't in Seattle.

For more information on Filter and how to get your tickets, click here. And yes, the evening is worth the price of admission: $8 in advance.

2 comments:

  1. What a great project - wish I could be there. I love the Filter Blog! Have a great night!

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  2. What fun! Have a wonderful time!

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