From the Archive: Jessica Bromley Bartram (CAROUSEL 39)

From the Archive: Jessica Bromley Bartram (CAROUSEL 39)

JESSICA BROMLEY BARTRAM Skyscrapers When the city sleeps, it emerges, unfurling cloudlike from a ravine and stepping carefully over grumbling streets. Bleary-eyed drivers blink it away, their brains filled with thoughts of home or the next city, naming it Bridge Shadow or Passing Tree. Its missteps leave cars covered in stormy grey streaks that refuse to fade, drivers whose peripheral vision is now filled with flickering shadows, almost-forms almost visible if only they could turn

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From the Archive: Michael Morris ‘City Deluxe’ portfolio (CAROUSEL 34)

From the Archive: Michael Morris ‘City Deluxe’ portfolio (CAROUSEL 34)

Certainly one of Canada’s most recognized artists, Michael Morris first came to prominence in the 1960s as a leading member of Vancouver’s burgeoning avant-garde. Inspired in part by the ideals of Fluxus and Pop Art, he became associated with a generation of artists who consciously rejected the national lyrical landscape tradition that had dominated the region’s art making, opting instead to work in a fully international idiom. As a creator, Morris has worked in a

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From the Archive: Andreas Scheiger — ‘S is for Spine’ (CAROUSEL 31)

From the Archive: Andreas Scheiger — ‘S is for Spine’ (CAROUSEL 31)

In his most recently published studies, Austrian designer Andreas Scheiger has made some startling discoveries in The Evolution of Type. By dissecting and documenting the taxonomic ranks of the English alphabet he has not only proven that letters are living organisms and that typefaces are species, but also that B is in fact for Bone (see Exhibit 9) and M can be for both Muscle and Marrow (see Exhibit 14). Inspired by the book, The

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