COMING UP
The Fish Factory, Creative Centre
Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland
08/2020

MICHAEL JESS

IN DEVELOPMENT
One drawing made every morning before doing anything else. Upon completion, a book of all the drawings will be published.

IN DEVELOPMENT
Photographs of how overhead street lamps hold plants hostage to 24 hour light.

IN DEVELOPMENT
One self portrait everyday for eighteen months.

COMPLETED
Rocks are gathered, rinsed and weighed.
The weight of each rock is documented and tallied.
The gathering of rock will end once the accumulated weight is equal to my own.
Once the desired weight is reached, the rocks will be placed somewhere close by.

COMPLETED
I left two hundred ++ photos of my childhood at random spots around the city I was born.

COMPLETED
CANYON 1.1 - 1.5
Created a zine titled Canyon with themed content from working writers and makers. The zines were distributed internationally and placed anywhere free of charge.
Find copies here.

COMPLETED
Publish and design of two books by two artists as an extension of my art-related publishing projects.
1. LISTING by John Luna
81 pages
ISBM 9780993826528
A book of poetry comprised of five long poems that explore place, language and voice from the PNW.
Find the Kindle edition here.
2. ARTWORK by Caleb Speller
184 pages
Limited edition - 50 copies
A large coffee table book by a prolific contemporary artist from the PNW.

COMPLETED
TWENTY SIX INDIA INK PAINTINGS
46 pages
Publish and design of a magazine style picture book featuring a series of ink paintings made as an homage to the portraitists of the past.

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