Hats: white w/ stripes, Fila headband (a la Richie Tennenbaum) – acquired via American Laundromat Records
Hats: green, flatcap (pageboy) – handmade by Mavili, a hatmaker originally from Georgia (country, not state) and acquired at Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver, Canada
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Hats: Turkey, Fez, red – acquired Istanbul market
Hats: purple and gold, pillbox-esque – acquired Thamel, Kathmandu
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Assembled: notebooks, typewriter ribbon, paperclips, ink stamps, etc. – all critical-ish tools for a crafty-ish poet.
Items: stationery, typewriter ribbon (Swallow, made in England, red tin)
Items: stationery, paper clips (“Atom”, brown box, trigonal contents – with rubber band)
Items: stationery, notebook (orange with clasp)
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Notebook, Beedies, Lighter, Orange, Banyan leaf: India, Items Assembled
Watercolour set: India, Items Assembled
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Chopping, editing, and curating #poems by pairing them with fuzzy, vaguely metaphorical Lomo snapshots, like cheap wine and old cheese. Themes of circumnavigation, hubris, abandonment, confusion, rainy windows, dogmatic traditions, jealousy and zealots.
Hitch-hiking signs from travels in Japan, 1993, created by copying street signs and maps, and drawn with crayon and marker in a school notebook or various papers (from 100 yen store).
Hitch-hiking signs, Japan: Kochi (ken/prefecture) with “O Kudsai” (humbly please)
Hitch-hiking signs, Japan: Kansai, with “Onegaishimasu” (humbly please)
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Surviving artifacts from hitch-hiking around Germany and Netherlands, 1992, assembled and documented (there were many more). Annotations seem unnecessary but added nevertheless.
Hitch-hiking to Holland (note: adding “bitte” German for please, adds a nice touch, as does the peace sign – obviously a school notebook with crayon
Heading to Landau, Germany (en route to Rhodt unter Reitburg) – again school notebook with crayon and peace sign
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Collection: Variety of notebooks, 2014-2018
Notebook: Maritimes, 2017 / Tintin “le petit vingtiéme” cover
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Surviving artifacts from various hitch-hiking journeys around USA/ Canada, circa 1989-1994. Annotations as recollected. Note: many more of these signs existed but are lost to the world as ephemeral creations.
Take us to the White House – used from South Carolina northwards toward Rhode Island, Oct. 1990 (bad idea)
Heading to Salt Lake City from points unknown (possibly after Escalante Canyon flash flood hiking trip, 1988-9?)
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