"In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks." -John Muir 🌲 I just couldn't resist a Muir quote for this one! Here's the final print of my tiny hiker (or giant trees), hand-pressed on beautiful Nideggen paper from @legionpaper. 🌲 Print will hopefully be available in mid-July, and I'll post an announcement when the run is ready!
Unpacking work from a show, including this diptych blockprint with coffee-wash - a riff on colonial-era money design from DR Congo with some images from photos that I took while working there for 3 months in 2012. Text says "the counterfeiter will be punished with penal servitude" and "the law punishes the counterfeiter with forced labor". This is based on some ideas about how colonial capitalist ideology dehumanized the colonized, rendering people and societies equivalent to the animals, lumber, minerals and fruit that enterprise was exploiting. Colonial projects were counterfeit societies built from the bones of real ones. #art#print#printmaker#printmaking#linocut#reliefprint#reliefprintmaking#DRC#drcongo#colonial#capitalism#capitalismiscannibalism