Melissa Smedley...Artist at large.... Texts

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TEXTS:

Dia        Tribes      

daily             groupings

      of words

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The following texts began as cathartic language exercises, ranting diatribes discovered while doing life maintenance routines. With some time processing and the commitment of words to computertext, I work through these irritants that become Bees-in-the-Bonnet.  After the initial utterance, the texts get revisited.  Like a palimpsest, the subjects are written over, sifted, adjusted to a particular moment until abandoned or released to audience.

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Dear Mr. President

Pre-Ripped Jeans

Upcoming subjects/irritants:

Now that we’re all cyborgs …

Water use in Southern California           

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