May 8th, 2007
a birthday present for christian kiefer

turn your volume up for optimum experience.
animation by alex itin, text by herman melville, voice orson welles, and drums by john bonham. the pages are actually two copies of the pengiun addition. beautiful work. found at if:book.

May 8 2007
9:13 pm
patricia writes:

Wow! That’s amazing! Fabulous combination of images and sound. Every time I hear Orson Welles’ voice, I simply melt…

May 8 2007
9:45 pm
Stephanie writes:

This is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long time! Brilliant beyond words. Moby Dick the book, the song, and narration! Bravo!! Thanks for sharing :)

May 9 2007
11:38 am
Maile writes:

Thank you for sharing that. I love it! So wonderfully put together. Perfect in so many ways. What a lovely start to my morning.

May 9 2007
11:45 am
eb writes:

super cool – love those pages – the whole experience!
xox – eb.

May 9 2007
12:06 pm
Mae Jane writes:

that was amazing, one of the best things i’ve seen in a long time, and i love orson’s voice so much, the images just captured me

May 9 2007
2:52 pm
summer writes:

Thank you for this–I love Alex Itin! He is a treasure trove of creativity–and he lives in my town! I think art that involves books and ripping them up is highly underrated.

May 10 2007
12:51 pm
Ian writes:

Have you seen Jeffrey Sachs work. Look at and section on the Reith Lectures. I’ve been challenged by his message about what we can do to support people in extreme poverty. I think his book is called “The end of Poverty”. There are also videos on Youtube. I’ve been struck and inspired by many of your posts and he came to mind in respect of your posts about seed bombs with reference to his championing of bednets. Obtuse logic? Anyway have a look and make of it what you will. Ian

May 10 2007
8:24 pm
Christian Kiefer writes:

Hi KS:
You, my dear, are a sweetheart.

May 11 2007
4:53 pm
Sabine writes:

Very cool. Have you heard of the poet Billy Collins? Here’s a website where artists put some of his work into art.

May 11 2007
8:41 pm
Michelle Howell writes:

I love checking back and seeing what you have to share with us.

May 11 2007
9:25 pm
richard writes:

All too infrequently I visit your blog and yet always I feel refreshed and inspired.

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