101 Words – 009

My favourite discovery looking through contributions to the TGD/Elle Luna 100-Day Project, has been Enrique BarriosFaces from El Paso. Drawn on matchbooks photographed against the background of the various tables on which they have been sketched, they also include short stories in which the (often tragic) semi-fictional destinies of the characters portrayed are told.

Barrios describes the time-out of making these daily drawings as his “little mental yoga”. That reminds me of Luis Mendo: “You find yourself more in the moment, closer to yourself, more relaxed and less anxious, much happier than before you started drawing”.

101 Words – 009: Enrique Barrios’ Faces of El Paso – a favourite from #The100DayProject @greatdiscontent @elleluna rdgr.me/u/1niy4i

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Rudiger Meyer is a composer interested in the play between traditional concert music and new media.


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