Self-Portrait Without a Bicycle

Author(s): Jessica Hiemstra
Original Publish Date: Nov 27, 2012
Product Number: EB00652424
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781926845913
Publisher: Biblioasis
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Painters use the term "fugitive pigments" to describe those colours most prone to fading after a brief exposure to light. In Self-Portrait Without a Bicycle, poet and visual artist Jessica Hiemstra uses the idea of fugitive colour to explore the grieving process; whether her subject is a lost grandparent, language, child, painting or cat, Hiemstra renders the fleetingness of life with fine, delicate strokes. "The poet listens, tastes and remembers, senses afloat, dipping into the past and then surfacing again, drawn by a perfect but fleeting moment." - Descant Jessica Hiemstra is a visual artist and writer. Self-Portrait Without a Bicycle is her third volume.

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