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Industry Arts
Occupation Illustrator/sculptor
Location Oakland, California, United States
Introduction My name is Susan Sanford. I pursue the arts in Northern California -Welcome to my free-associative visual journey . I don't do memes or accept awards or ads, but I frequently link to other bloggers if I see something delightful. All photographs and artwork here were made by me unless otherwise noted- please respect my copyright (this includes posting any images on facebook- my understanding is that they claim ownership of photos posted there). ......................................................
Interests Maya, Deadwood, Nonsense poetry, Dancing, drawing, drawing faces, yoga, Joseph Cornell, Terry Gilliam, Arthur Ganson, Monty Python, Curiosities, Ephemera, metaphor, serendipity, Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, Museum of Jurassic Technology, averting apocalypse, assemblage, collage, visual puns, gill sans, green tea ice cream, Foul Rag and bone shop of the heart, mosaic, mosaic sculpture, picture puzzles, dogs, singing in the car, rereading favorites, world music, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, knitting up the ravelled sleeve of care.
Favorite Movies Snow Cake, the Lookout, Breakfast on Pluto, The Secretary, Spinal Tap, The Lost Room, My Dinner with Andre, Miyazaki, The Man who would be King, Freeway, Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb, Svankmajer, Donnie Darko, City of Lost Children, Me and you and everyone we know, The Thief of Baghdad, Lost Boys, The Devil's Backbone, Les Enfants du Paradis, Amelie, 13 Conversations about one thing
Favorite Music Marisa Monte, Tom Waits, Rachid Taha, David Lindley, M.I.A., the Nairobi Trio, R.E.M., Cole Porter, Pogues, ShaneMacgowan, Super furry Animals, I am Kloot
Favorite Books The Odyssey, The Lost Books of the Odyssey, The Arrival, The Denial of Death, The End of Mr. Y, The Palm at the End of the Mind, Krazy Kat, Steven Millhauser, Maps of the Mind, Airships, George MacDonald, Alice in Wonderland, Temeraire Books, Invisible Cities, the Golden Compass, The Sparrow, Grass, The Family Tree, The Wind in the Willows, John Crowley, Bad Child's Book of Beasts, Edward Gorey, The Arrival, Harold and the Purple Crayon

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