…Three Days to go!

What’s inside, what’s inside?

The Bacteriophage Dissection is coming up in…. three days!  Yikes!

Well, it’s really not so bad.  I think I’m ready.  I just need to repair/ finish a couple of simple things, and maybe do one more run-through, and I should be ready to go.  Yesterday I picked up the last few things I need (I hope I’m not forgetting anything!).

This project has been more than a year in the making.  I met with the curator, Caterina, just as I was finishing up my BFA, the spring of 2011.  And here it is getting to the end of the summer of 2012.  While I’ve spent a lot of time on this, and like how it’s all come together, I’ll be glad to be finished with it, and move on to other things.  As always, I have way too many ideas compared to the energy I have to implement them with (which, I admit, is quite a lot).

In contrast, my show coming up at the Art Gallery of Calgary is almost ready.  The dissection is completely new material, and the AGC show is new material, but uses a lot of what I already have.  And I don’t know why this is, but as soon as I have a deadline for something, it’s the last thing I want to do.  It’s funny, because for friends of mine, a deadline is real motivation, but for me, it seems that by the time I’ve got the okay/ a venue for something, in my head, I’ve already moved on  and am super excited about the next thing.  I always get things done, but sometimes it seems more work than it would have been a few months earlier, when I was most excited about the idea.

Anyway, if you’re reading this, and you can come to the dissection, you should!  It will definitely be a unique event!

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