Ethnographic Installation update

www.ethnographic2013.com art by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC

 

With over 130 entries from all over the world, we're happy with how everyone has responded to the installation so far.  The work itself is growing, with typed entries on muslin fabric being sewn together with red thread

 

www.ethnographic2013.com art by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC

 

www.ethnographic2013.com art by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC

 

 

and hung from wooden spools.  Some are draping over the library card catalog that sits below.  

 

 

www.ethnographic2013.com by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC

 

There's still plenty of time to submit your answers to the question

"What does the next generation need to know?"  

Follow this link to submit your answer anonymously and to be part of an ongoing, worldwide project!  A few of my favorite submissions so far:

 

Choose joy.

- Franklin, TN

 

 

creating things opens your world to the people who benefit from them

 - Indianapolis, IN

 


Be tenacious in friendship. 

- Discovery Bay, Hong Kong

 

 

The world is not a bad and dark place. Bad and dark things do happen but remember to look for the good in the world.

- Ashfield (Sydney), Australia

 

 

New does not mean better, old does not mean void. Treasure the wisdom, experience and stories of what has come before you.

- Vancouver, British Columbia

 

 

You can't change what was yesterday, but you can change what will be today.

- Prague, Czech Republic

 

 

 

www.ethnographic2013.com by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC

And yes, as you can see from the pictures, I am *very* pregnant.  32 weeks pregnant to be exact and I'm loving it!  It has added a new and exciting dimension to my artwork, just as I had anticipated.

 

Come visit me this Thursday from 3-5 pm at the Pop-Up Gallery as I work on the installation!

 

www.ethnographic2013.com by Erik and Shannon Newby,  Artspace, Raleigh NC