Monday, March 8, 2010

Lil Eizenstein awarded at UWA

I am happy that Lil Eizenstein, my collaborative work with Len Zuks, was awarded the Artist Book Prize at the UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge for February 2010. Here's what Jayjay had to say about it -

Jayjay Zifanwe shouts: Now for the Winner of the Artist Book Prize (L$2,000). I'm sure the winner would not have guess that their work was being considered for this prize, and will come as a big surprise. This work has as part of it, a single sheet that has sparked many thousands of books and journal papers around the world.

Jayjay Zifanwe shouts: The WINNER of the ARTIST BOOK Prize for FEBRUARY is:

Jayjay Zifanwe shouts: LIL' EIZENSTEIN by Len Zuks & Miso Susanowa

Jayjay Zifanwe shouts: This is a wonderful collaboration by a West Australian sculpturist who has never been inside of SL directly, and Miso Susanowa.

Congratulations Len! and thanks! (you can read about our collaboration in previous blog entries)

The "single sheet" Jayjay refers to is an excerpt from Einstein's Voice of America radio broadcast in 1945, which is just as pertinent today as it was then. I urge you to read it and to listen to Einstein speaking here:

Now i just have to get to work on the 3rd of the series :D

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