Posts Tagged: Kevin Sampsell

Notable Portland: 1/12–1/18


Friday 1/13: Franz Nicolay reads from his anarcho-leftist memoir debut, The Humorless Ladies of Border Control and is joined afterwards in conversation by Cari Luna, author of The Revolution of Every Day. Powell’s City of Books, 7:30 p.m., free.


Paper Trumpets #30: Feeling Disconnected From Nature


[T]he finding, cutting, and pasting process constantly offers me new perspectives on how I see the world around me. ...more

Paper Trumpets #28: Mystery of the Triangles


I'm not going to get brainy and talk about the mathematics of triangles; I simply like the visual energy in its slants, which, depending on its position in a collage, can suggest movement, growth, or escape. ...more

Paper Trumpets #26: Famous Myths of the Golden Age


This is part of the mystery and sometimes frustration of doing collage—trying to remember where things came from. ...more

Paper Trumpets #15: Puffy Has Something


The images and text on this collage are from an old Christmas book called Baby's First Christmas, a short picture book published in 1983. I took the story text (about 100 words) and re-arranged it into a sort of dada holiday poem. ...more

Paper Trumpets #11: Let’s Bounce


I love it when there are sports images in collages, especially older photos. There's a reason why throwback uniforms are so popular. ...more