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Liz Demaree
South Orange, New Jersey
Artist, writer, Jersey girl with camera
Interests: Book arts, books, printmaking, photography, New Jersey, houses,
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I will be teaching two Gel Transfer Workshops at the 1978 Maplewood Gallery. The dates are: Wed. June 29th, 10am - 3pm Sat. July 16th, 9am - 1pm The image below is a print made of a collage. You can use any kind of image, so long as it can... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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A new festival that is quite unusual. I'll be teaching a'zine workshop on Sat. from 11-4 at the Midway. All of the Midway places are free. Some of the other things will need a wristband. A wristband for $25 gets you access for the entire weekend. That's 3 days of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Now that Mali’s more or less alone in the cockpit, he calls the flight tower for the last time, and signs off in the usual fashion. He then cuts off all the radar reactive boxs one by one. He resets the flight course mode, and the plane slowly but sharply... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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A hour or so later, Mali goes back to the cockpit, to relieve Seva. Siti, the head stewardess is there also. He engages in the usual small talk with her. He mentions the IPhone idea to her, and she promises to contact her uncle, who can probably easily get one... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Once in the air, and at cruising altitude, Mali asks Seva to take over for a while. He’s still tired - the night wasn’t a very peaceful one. He goes into the small sleep cabin, and opens up his briefcase. He pulls out the map of the world, and with... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Mali drives to the airport, and checks into the pilots’ lounge. His co-pilot Seva is already there, and he hands Mali their flight packet. Mali goes over to one of the computers and logs onto the flight summary site. He prints out a copy of the map, and also a... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Before he leaves for the airport at 4am, Mali watches his wife asleep for a few moments. He's tempted to reach down and hug her, but he doesn't want to wake her. Instead he softly strokes her beautiful hair. He whispers a small prayer and then heads down the hall... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Mali bin Shah woke up again with a blinding headache and a voice talking to him for the third time in as many weeks. Now he was beginning to get worried. The headache was problem enough; if he told his supervisor at the airport, he would be laid off until... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Mali bin Shah woke up again with a blinding headache and a voice talking to him for the third time in as many weeks. Now he was beginning to get worried. The headache was problem enough; if he told his supervisor at the airport, he would be laid off until... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
I love WFMU. Every show is different, and some are so great I no longer like to just listen to CDs. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Hi, I think this is one of the best shows we've put on. Try to come and see it when you can. This is one of my books, called "The Black Box, " with Patricia Toltl's work behind it. And there's lots more that is amazing. Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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I am teaching a illumination class next month. It will be on two Saturdays: Feb. 7 and 14th. Here is a description of the course: During the Middle Ages, the Book of Hours was such a common object, that some historians think that much of the burgeoning middle class, as... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Although we lived all over the country when i was little, by the time I was 13 we had settled down in New Jersey, not far from New York City. My parents were both Navy officers and decided to retire early, after the end of the First eWar. Whenever they... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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One of my first memories is sitting on my dad’s shoulders, watching a parade that was actually John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ohio. I remember a red convertible, with silver fins. My older sisters were excited to see this young, handsome man who didn’t look like any other politician. Our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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My parents were hippies, who moved to Maine in the 70s and never left. My father was a boat builder and my mom was a teacher. She taught 6th graders and always said that was her favorite time of her own life. Since our small city had just one middle... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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When SolarShip 738 made an emergency landing in 2031 during the Second eWar, all but ten passengers and one crew member were accounted for, once everyone else arrived at the Delphi Air Base. The Lost Pilgrims, as they were referred to in the media, eventually made their way to safety.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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I was born in the same small Midwestern town where my parents both grew up. It had been a story-book place back then, but by the time I was old enough to notice, it had become a desert oasis in the middle of Kansas. City fathers had been smart enough... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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We called ourselves the lucky ones, even though we knew that was a lie. Our small town was far enough away from Vilnius that no one died right away. A week after the detonations, Katya and her three kids, who lived next door to my Aunt Lila, checked into the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
My latest stop motion animation. This is just the beginning. There will be a story to come. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
I just took an animation class taught by The Good School at the Center for Book Arts in NYC. It was amazing! Here is a link to the first one that Val Hird, another student and I made. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Chapter 5 “ A cook they hadde with hem for the nones To boille the chiknes with the marybones, And poudre-marchant tart and galyngale.” As the ship coasted through the air, the cabin lights dimmed and Ms. Elena came through, asking everyone to sit down and strap in. We were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Chapter 4 But now is tyme to yow for to telle How that we baren us that ilke nyght As the ship coasted through the air, the cabin became quieter. The initial flight was almost 5 hours long, and I took a pill and rocked my chair back, and put... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Wel tenne in a compaignye, Of sondry folk, by aventure yfalle In felaweshipe, and pilgrimes were they alle . . . So anyway, my seat mate was Nigera Orlova. She was a student of the quiet musician I’d met at dinner. Nigera was from Lithuania, and had been in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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Chapter 2 “Of sundry persons who had chanced to fall In fellowship, and pilgrims were they all” I’d taken a few trips on a SolarShip, but never one that was going so far. I’d been a bit nervous the first time, as who doesn’t have that vision of the Hindenburg?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway
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“Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote . . . Thanne longen folk to goon on pilgrimages” Springtime brings a sigh of relief to us Eastern folks. What with climate change making our winters harsher and colder, and our summers hotter, we love that brief bit of warm and soothing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Songs From the Infinite Highway