2011 Reports Portfolio

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Works by: (January) Emcee C.M. Master of None; (February) Glen Einbinder; (March) Rafael Hidalgo Múgica; (April) Naomi Miller; (May) Chad Stayrook; (June) Michelle Rosenberg and Howard Huang; (July) Hope Ginsburg; (August) eteam; (September) Paul Kennedy; (October) Adrienne Garbini; (November) Travis LeRoy Southworth; (December) Rick Myers.

The 2011 portfolio was selected to be included in the International Print Center New York’s ‘New Prints/2013 Winter‘ exhibition.

Box dimensions: 15 x 12 ½ x 2 in.

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December 2011Rick Myers

Mirror System (December 2011), 2012. Black paint, vial, residue of precipitation, cotton wool, plastic box, label, 1 x 1 x 3 in. Glass vial with a black reflective interior containing events of weather gathered on the roof of 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, NY for the 31 days of December 2011.

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November 2011Travis LeRoy Southworth

Sunspots, 2012. Inkjet print, 11 x 11 in. Influenced by the large number of sunspots in November of 2011, this work is a collection of “sun spots” or blemishes digitally removed from photographic portraits.

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October 2011Adrienne Garbini

October, 2011. Inkjet print on newsprint, 37 x 29 in., folded to 12 ¾  x 9 ¼ in., Edition of 30 + 4AP.

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September 2011Paul Kennedy

John Davault’s Weather Diaries: September 1871–June 1881 and July 1881–January 1896, Leesburg, Tennessee, 2011–12. Two pigmented inkjet prints, 13 x 18 ¼ in. each, folded to 13 x 9 1/8 in. Edition of 50.


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August 2011eteam

No day without weather, 2012. Crayon on ruled notebook paper, 11 x 8 ½ inches, Edition of 30.

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July 2011Hope Ginsburg

Toy Sponge Divers with July High Temperature Data, 2012. Cut wool felt, cello sleeve, 8 ¼ x 6 ½ in. Recalling 2011 SP Weather Station “Water Sponge” event. Rehearsing fantasies for Spring 2012 open water dive. Honoring the Phylum Porifera in all its sessile mutability.


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June 2011Michelle Rosenberg and Howard Huang

Visor Calendar, 2012. Visor, iron-on lettering, 7 ¼ x 6 x 1 ½ in. (approx.) From a series of 30 visors, each with a word that describes the weather for every day of June 2011. Based on SP Weather Station data, the descriptive words also highlight parallels between personality traits and the weather.


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May 2011Chad Stayrook

Gambling with the Weather: Roulette, 2012. Inkjet print on newsprint, 48 pp. booklet, 8 ½ x 7 in. Roulette is a casino game named after a French diminutive for little wheel. In the game, players may choose to place bets on either a single number or a range of numbers, the colors red or black, or whether the number is odd or even. Gambling with the Weather: Roulette uses weather data from May 2011 to create a strategy for betting at the roulette table tested in February 2012 at the El Cortez Casino in Las Vegas, NV.



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April 2011Naomi Miller

Health Report for My Mother, April 2011, 2012. DVD with single channel video, 5:33 min. A complete month’s health report in the style of a television weather report for the benefit of the artist’s health-concerned mother.


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March 2011Rafael Hidalgo Múgica

Audio recording, 2011. Sonification using data from SP Weather Station and other stations around the world. File available online (not included in portfolio): http://spweatherstation.net/?page_id=1081

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February 2011Glen Einbinder

Weatherlore Cards, 2012. Set of 6 cards with digital laser prints from original color pencil drawings and hand-stamped gold text, 8 ½ x 5 ½ in. (each). February weather data translated into folkloric measurements:
cricket = temperature; cow = wind direction, persimmon seed = snowfall, winter quality; cup of coffee = atmospheric pressure; bog pimpernel = humidity; woollybear = winter quality.

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January 2011Emcee C.M.

The land gives us all we need to survive, 2012. Booklet / fold-out broadside, 3 x 4 ½ in. (closed); 9 x 12 in. (open). From a series of thirty-six woodcuts and wood engravings from all six sides of six handmade type high blocks of maple, with original narrative text & list poem handset in lead Caslon Antique type, letterpress printed in seven colors.



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