Over the course of multiple years, I wondered why we all love miniatures so much, why I was so enthralled by their magic. And throughout this time I read Susan Stewart's 'On Longing' and a reactionary blog series to that book. And I fell somewhere in between. So I continued to pull information from all sources I could find pertaining to this topic and the above video and below transcript are the result. And finally I felt and still feel like the urge to pursue this topic has left me, the voracious inquiry is no longer, but hopefully this will help you in yours.
"But the causality of smallness stirs all our senses..." Why Miniatures part 1, can be viewed as an image based blog post here, or a text based website page here. Why are we so fascinated with miniatures? What makes miniatures useful in artistic work? In this 'Why Miniatures' series, we explore these ideas through quotes from... Continue Reading →