The Moth Migration Project is developing beautifully thanks to all of you! We are only two months into the project with three to go and it is amazing. I am incredibly lucky to have Josh Lamore, writer, musician and graduate student from Pratt in library science as my fearless assistant. Josh has been brilliant in helping set up the database and cataloging system. He is also an excellent artist who has contributed his own moths plus helped me print countless other. Technically, they are not countless, we have organized every moth.
Here are some notable events I want to share with everyone:
Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery in the UK is currently hosting “Whispers” Moth Migration Project satellite exhibition with an Instagram Feed, check it out here. Along with the exhibition is a collaboration with Danford Grammer, check out their twitter feed with the kids making moths.
Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada is hosting a moth migration project printing party.
I hosted a printing party at Rush Arts in NYC for their V.I.P. Arts Club. Plus I have had 5 in my home. I think I will need a vacation after this.
There are numerous teachers around the world introducing the project to their students, teachers from Australia, New Zealand, UK, Canada and Lithuanian. It is such an amazing opportunity to introduce pollination, migration, immigration. I see this project being all about connection and community.
I received sponsorship from Speedball, who very generously supplied me with linoleum, paper and their new professional relief ink which I love! I am a die-hard oil base ink printer, but their new line of water washable professional inks are fantastic. They clean up easily with water but print like oil. This will be amazing to use in upcoming Moth Migration Printing Parties.
In April I received 2864 moths! They are hand drawn, linocut printed, silkscreened, paper cut, gel prints, all types of media and incredibly beautiful. Thank you!
We have a FB group where you can share you moths. Just click here to find it.
Also please tag all your photos with #mothmigrationproject and or @adventureartist so that I can see them all.
Lastly, if you want to join, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome!