|Blue's in the studio today|
I'm still playing with printing, I am working on two little books-both re-writes of 'The Two Queens'. Which are two found books that were originally published in 1874. I am re-writing them by finding the words I want to keep on the page. I have been doing this "finding" in different ways for a while, I think because it stimulates new connections and creative relationships that may pre-exist or not? The prints below are very simple mono-prints....they could be anything I suppose, in their simplicity they have so much possibility of becoming something. I am thinking of beginnings and ends-but that seems like a nonsense concept, how can there be beginning and end as two separate objects or concepts-since they are one and the same and really everything is flux.
Today I was reading some about Heraclitus an ancient philosopher and he used the word Gignesthai, which I had to look up. The word is Greek for "becoming" and the word Genesis derives from it...then I started reading about Genesis and I love how science and philosophy use similar language for different applications.....la..la..la....and then I ended on what was the beginning?