Just sent the price list to Square-hosting the 100 SQFT exhibition
Box 15 -“Butterflies” – will accept Sealed offers over £2000 (Edition of 10)
Box 16 “Under Hokusai’s Wave” £300 (Edition of 50)
The price of art is always a balancing act between time taken ,skill and the work itself and How many editions you intend to make.
Butterflies is very labour intensive, everything is handmade , each square has to be hand cut,due to the nature of the source of paper and folded.
Small butterflies are 3 cms square with the larger ones 4 cms.
Under Hokusai’s wave -the normal tissue paper has to be crumpled ,soaked with tea and left to dry and the poem is hand written, without it falling apart or sneezing.
Its sand animation ,by Ilana Yahav ,reminds me Caroline Leaf ,like the way everything metamorphosis, how the positive shapes become negative and vice versa.
Tried sand animation, it takes a long time but looks amazing.
It would be great to make another film soon … after the Paper
I been thinking about the kind of work, I want to make for my MA practice major work since Tuesday’s class chat, but the trouble is that I have a can get bored with the length of time it sometimes takes to produce work.
If it takes too long to make and the work becomes a chore and also mediocre, and not worth bothering with.
My current thinking, is making small units of art work, which then could then be presented together, taking approximately a month from conception to completion, this could be a series of installations presented together, the configuration would depend on the structure of poetry the artwork had borrowed-haiku, Renga etc.
I want the work to evoke a feeling like perfume –
To have a top note (first Impact) –
Mid note (considering the work still infront of the work) and
A bottom note (lasting impression).
Currently looking at Visionaire ,Wallpaper, The Snowman (wordless narrative), Paper sculpture Artists .
Looking at Websites
Just started to play around with it ,hope to be able to sell prints,artist’s books and works of art directly.
The website itself is the standard package from www.mrsite.co.uk
reasonably priced especially because it has secure selling capacities .
Need to add images tomorrow.