This is the final post of four things on http://www.fourfortheday.com but the site will remain open with updates on the things to come.
This has been a truly amazing year with this project. From day one I knew when I was organizing my studio and seeing how many small collections of things I kept and really loved, to Allison Sommers first post on January 2nd 2011, and in early November when all weeks had been assigned, and now when everything is all said and done that the concept of this project was something people really enjoy. We love our stuff and other peoples as well.
I can’t thank the Guest Editor’s enough for making this what it is. It takes courage to expose the things we hold onto. The Guest Editor’s did it and the internet has found out a little more about each of them.
I encourage everyone to keep checking back to find out what is next for this little project. My hope is a bound book and art exhibition. But I am open to other possibilites.
My humble thank you to everyone who made this possible and the collectors around the world, past, present, and future.
Happy New Year.
s. arden hill
an intervention of sorts; Since 2007 – I would ‘borrow’ airbags on one flight, cut into them, then return them back on the flight home. These four were returned back to me by the attendants.
crushed by the wheels of industry- artist riders- Timberlake’s portable basketball court; Tim & Faith’s spray booth tanning showers; Beyonce’s all- white dressing room (& complaining that the couch was the wrong shade of white- send it back!) – Empty S Centre.
Eyeball Hurts and the Medicine, were Michael Dumontier and Drue Langlois (1995-2000 ish). They produced drawings, handmade instruments, music tapes, dolls and performed as a ‘lo-fi band’, wearing masks to cover their identities. Each doll had a name and a little ‘saying’ tagged to them.
Michael and Drue were also members of the Royal Art Lodge (with Marcel Dzama and Neil Farber).
The Dolls (left to right)
Stillman; “I meant to do my work today- But a brown bird came to visit me”
Sardonic; “Why would I want to go to the park? A dog bit me there and I caught a cold there once”
Ogston-Ray; “Build it up to knock it down!”
Unknown; tag lost
Organized Chaos- bits of paper everywhere.
Art supply stores (anywhere I travel too)
Nothing prize-like, don’t believe in “a golden calf”.
(but I do have Morrissey’s autograph, when in Japan- circa 1992 Kill Uncle Tour; & first editions of “Gulliver’s Travel” and “The Little Prince” hardcover)