Barbara Kruger, Advertisements for Myself
A class of schoolchildren was asked to write haikus. One wrote this. It’s a masterpiece.
THIS IS THE CUTEST THING EVER
they both look a little nervous about what the other one might write
then just the biggest smiles when they are reassured yet again how much they just love each other
There is plenty of lyric and literature about looking over one’s shoulder in contemplation. What would you have done differently if you knew then what you know now? This is the kind of question that comes out of nowhere. When it does and whether its context is personal or professional make very little difference. It’s a question that can cause emotions to rise and passions to run hot. It can trigger priority shifts and identity crises. It’s never easy to answer.
Three years ago, I published a font called Semilla. My aim with that was to distill the work of Bentele, a lettering artist from early 1950s Germany. Picking such an obscure figure back then was my way of pondering the meaning and efficiency of objectivity in a world where real human events and existences are inevitably filtered through decades of unavoidably subjective written, printed and oral history. And maybe to pat myself on the back for surviving surprises mild and pleasant.
Download it here: http://myfonts.us/lvIJfW
I love to collect words. Making word lists can help to find the voice of my story, dig into the emotion of a scene, or create variety. One of my on-going word collections is of colors. I love to st…
i took a look. i am aware of said anon hate, and i don’t blame you for being passionate about it. i really don’t. i agree with ya (though i can’t condone literal violence, i know you’re over-exaggerating). i think your passion for our community is a good thing, and you shouldn’t change. if anyone has a problem with it, hopefully they can come to you and talk about it in a mature manner.