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Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 4:04 PM

What Manner of Person Art Thou? Scroll (detail), archival digital print, mounted on linen and bound in book, 2’x 50 foot
This 50-foot scroll reimagines my animated video What Manner of Person Art Thou? as a Bayeux Tapestry-like artifact (a 230-foot medieval embroidery). The “leet” lettering on my scroll...

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Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 6:30 PM

GODZ BUTRES (God's Buttress), Cel-vinyl on one-sided film with archival ink, 48 x 36 inches
This is one of many cel-vinyl paintings that are related to my animated What Manner of Person Art Thou? video. Here the two main characters, Yoder and Troyer, are depicted as visionaries touching the...

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Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 10:44 AM

What Manner of Person Art Thou?, video still from animation, (65-min video)
Elijah Yoder and Enoch Troyer are the only survivors of a deadly epidemic that struck two small, adjacent colonies somewhere in the Northwestern United States. Because the completely isolated colonies' manner of living hadn't changed much since...

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Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 5:41 PM

Happy Am I, video still from animation, (2:40 min vid)
“Happy Am I” condenses human evolution – physical, historical, and cultural— into a 2 minute 40 second animated video. Historical characters sing and dance through an unbroken timeline of human existence, gleefully awaiting the end of the world....

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Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 5:45 PM

Urfather Washington, Polychrome carved basswood, 74" x 55" x 3", 2012
Urfather Washington is one of five sculptural portraits of the Founding Fathers as seen through the mystification and mythification of history. The Urfathers denatured forms reflect the irrational dogma at play in recasting the Founders as gun-toting, bible-thumping,...

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