Archive for the ‘Locale’ Category

Ellen Weinstein Talks With Marcos Chin.

“I work best when I’m unedited, uncompromised and when I can comfortably sit in a space and be uncomfortable, creating something, and then throwing it on the floor, putting something else up on the wall, and tearing it down, over and over again. It’s this playful quality about my process that I believe helps me to remain creatively engaged in whatever I’m doing.”

Joseph O. Holmes.

Joseph O. Holmes.

“I used to stumble across some beautiful work desks as I wandered the city, and I’d make a mental note of the location and return in a day or two with a tripod. I didn’t want to call ahead because I wanted to capture the spaces as they were — cluttered, not cleaned up and neatened.”

Justin Blyth.

Justin Blyth.

“Often times my process involves printing the work out, modifying it physically with xerox machines, collage and scanning it back in. Other times I may have a very loose idea where I’ll just sit down with a stack of books and magazines, start cutting things out and see what falls into place.”

Kate Bingaman Burt.

Kate Bingaman Burt.

“I try to keep the different aspects of my work compartmentalized in order to maintain a bit of sanity. Home Life, Freelance Life and Teacher Life all have their own space. So far this has been a happy arrangement.”

Mark Mulroney.

“The desk is old, wobbly and hard to work on but I can’t see replacing it as it has moved with me for so many years and 1000’s of miles. I sit at it for 8-10 hours a day and sometimes my back hurts.”

Johnny Naugahyde.

Johnny Naugahyde.

“Each object or scrap can be a memento, a souvenir or part of a future work. Locations and objects change since I work at home and in my studio. At home, it can be the kitchen table, the basement, the front porch or the back yard. The project determines the location.”


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