In the category of beautiful things not connected with India: Nancy Pobanz, an American artist.
Many of my supplies I make from raw materials in the local environment. This involves grinding pigments from Oregon desert soils and rocks; boiling plant materials to make inks; cooking bark, leaf, and grass fibers to pound and form into paper; ... The concept behind this work comes directly from keeping a journal. ... Generally I create the substrate (handmade paper slabs, thick felt pieces, soil-painted linen) and then write on the surface... The content of the writing is personal, visceral, and cathartic. ... The next step is to disguise the writing so that it cannot be read, ...

Books, wallpieces, sculpture

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