Tuesday, July 21, 2009

When I was your age we used to text...

Ginger Anyhow's Embroidered Text Messages

Between the expediency of our texts and our tweets, nuggets of sweet communication- and the memories they may hold- get lost within 15 seconds. Artist Ginger Anyhow rebels against the ephemeral state of our everyday communication with a decidedly old fashioned medium.

"In her series Embroidered Text Messages, received 02/06-04/07, Anyhow recreates each SMS stitch by stitch, not only archiving a message in time, but preserving an ever changing language for future generations."


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