The Renga Project

49 New Mexico poets, one sign, one year, one evolving poem. Then 52 artists respond to the poem in a linked drawing. All published as a book.
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$587USD
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This campaign started on Apr 16 and closed on June 15, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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  • $5USD
    Whispering in the Wind

    This is an ephemeral reward. We'll whisper your name into the wind on the summer solstice in Santa Fe.

    Estimated delivery: June 2013

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  • $10USD
    name in Renga Project book

    We'll add your name to our list of project supporters at the back of the paperback book

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

    1 claimed

  • $20USD
    Axle Contemporary t-shirt

    Our beautiful Axle Contemporary t-shirt with our van drawing on the front. Handprinted on a 100% cotton shirt. Please specify size: s, m, l, xl. Shipping included, USA only.

    Estimated delivery: July 2013

    4 claimed

  • $20USD
    Renga Project paperback book

    About 60 pages. A black and white paperback book with the entire poem and the 52 linked drawings, a short essay or two about the project, and a photo of the sign on the cover.

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

    8 claimed

  • $30USD
    Haiku Roadsign book

    This book documents our 2011 project with photos, the Haiku, poet bios, and essays about the project by Joan Logghe (former Santa Fe Poet Laureate); Laura Addison (curator of contemporary art at The New Mexico Museum of Art); and Matthew Chase-Daniel and Jerry Wellman (Axle Contemporary). 80 pages.

    Estimated delivery: July 2013

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  • $50USD
    miniature Renga book

    4.25 x 4.25" handmade japanese-style accordion book, with one season (13 weeks) of poetry and drawings from the Renga Project. 13 pages Please specify which season.

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

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  • $200USD
    set of 4 miniature books

    A set of all four 4.25 x 4.25" seasonal handmade japanese-style accordion books, tied together with a ribbon.

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

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  • $750USD
    limited edition Renga book

    limited edition handmade accordion book (all 4 seasons), clothbound, signed and numbered, 8.5 x 8.5", edition of 10 (60 pages)

    Estimated delivery: June 2014

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