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Comics Tue May 27 2014

Postcards from the Mess: Rachel Niffenegger

Postcards from the Mess is a weekly poem-comic about and inspired by art/artists, music/musicians, performers/performances, etc. This week, it's about Rachel Niffenegger.


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Rachel Niffenegger stands at the gates to some realm beyond our humble human perception, and what she chooses to let squeak through into our world is what we refer to as her artwork. Girl's blowing up like mitosis, and soon she'll have transformed our reality into hers. Her work at once makes the viewer a participant in its unease, but it's the lasting personal resonance that one will be unable to shake. She's showing us something we didn't know about ourselves, or, at the very least, try not to acknowledge. For more information on Rachel and her work please visit her website.


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