A trip down memory lane recalls my first collaboration with German author / artist Dorothee Lang—a 2009 cross-disciplinary project that appears in the online journal qarrtsiluni. The quasi-mathematical formula is as follows:
audio + visual + fiction + theory + stamp
Dealing with Family and Friends
The project evolved over a game of email volleyball; a series of back-and-forth tosses that began with the lines that now appear on the photo. Image selection was next. Then came the postage stamp. The fictional theoretical story followed. Audio-recording of the words came last. Somehow, we pulled it together, without any conscious road map or plan.
In addition to the online publication, the project is included (without audio) in qarrtsiluni’s print anthology entitled:
Dorothee’s notes on the process are here.